Laripur® 2102-85AE is a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) based on polycaprolactone ester. The standard version is specifically formulated for injection molding applications, making it suitable for the production of technical items such as watch belts, bellows, and seals. Additionally, there is another version tailored for extrusion processes, such as the production of hoses, profiles, transmission belts, and films. This indicates its versatility in catering to different manufacturing needs within the plastics industry.

Polymer Name: Thermoplastic Polyurethane (unspecified)

Processing Methods: Injection Molding

End Uses: Bellows, Seals, Smartwatch Straps

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Technologies

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods
Processing Recommendations

Material needs to be dried prior processing at 175-195 °F for 3 hours, preferably using a dehumidifying drier fed by air exhibiting a dew point lower than -22°F.

Suggested molding temperature profile

Zone Temperature
Zone 1 355°F
Zone 2 365°F
Zone 3 375°F
Nozzle 365°F


Suggested extrusion temperature profile

Zone Temperature
Zone 1 375°F
Zone 2 380°F
Zone 3 390°F
Zone 4 385°F
Adapter 375°F
Die 365°F

Being affected by type of machine used, processing conditions and downstream equipment, the temperature profiles as given above has to be considered as just indicative.

 

Properties

Physical Form
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength9300psiASTM D412
Vicat Softening Point192°FASTM D1525
Tensile Modulus (at 50%)610psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 300%)2500psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 100%)890psiASTM D412
Tear Strength72N/mmASTM D624
Specific Gravity1.16g/cm³ASTM D792
Shore Hardness84A ScaleASTM D2240
Abrasion Loss30mm³DIN 53516
Elongation (at Break)510%ASTM D412

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA
Packaging Information

Laripur® 2102-85AE is supplied in regular pellet form and it is packaged in 25 kg bags or 500 kg and 1000 kg octabins

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • Laripur® 2102-85AE must be stored in its original and sealed containers and kept in a dry and well ventilated place; avoiding the direct sun radiation.
  • The shelf life of Laripur® 2102-85AE will be 6 months from the date of delivery to the final customer, when stored in its original sealed packaging and in proper conditions.