Laripur® 4760EG is a polytetramethylene glycol (PTMG) polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) known for its excellent resistance to hydrolysis and microbial attack. The standard version of this TPU is specifically formulated for injection molding applications, making it well-suited for the production of technical items. Additionally, there is another version tailored for extrusion processes, allowing for the manufacturing of hoses, cables, profiles, and films. The outstanding resistance to hydrolysis and microbes enhances the durability and reliability of products manufactured with Laripur® 4760EG.

Polymer Name: Thermoplastic Polyurethane (Polyether based)

Processing Methods: Extrusion

End Uses: Cables, Film, Hoses, Profiles

Technical Data Sheet

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Features & Benefits

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 1 365°F
Zone 2 375°F
Zone 3 385°F
Nozzle 375°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
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength7980psiASTM D412
Vicat Softening Point235°FASTM D1525
Tensile Modulus (at 50%)1290psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 300%)3190psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 100%)1595psiASTM D412
Tear Strength93N/mmASTM D624
Specific Gravity1.15g/cm³ASTM D792
Shore Hardness47D ScaleASTM D2240
Flexural Modulus8270N/mm²ASTM D790
Abrasion Loss35mm³DIN 53516
Elongation (at Break)515%ASTM D412

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA
Packaging Information

Laripur® 4760EG 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® 4760EG 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® 4760EG will be 6 months from the date of delivery to the final customer, when stored in its original sealed packaging and in proper conditions