Laripur® 5525EG is a quality polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). The standard version is suitable for the production of technical items, sport soles, and cattle tags, while the EG version is used for the extrusion of hoses, profiles, transmission belts, and films.

Polymer Name: Thermoplastic Polyurethane (Polyester based)

Processing Methods: Extrusion

End Uses: Belts & Belt Repair, Film, Hoses, Profiles

Technical Data Sheet

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Applications & Uses

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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 1 375°F
Zone 2 395°F
Zone 3 410°F
Nozzle 395°F

Suggested extrusion temperature profile

Zone Temperature
Zone 1 395°F
Zone 2 400°F
Zone 3 410°F
Zone 4 415°F
Adapter 410°F
Die 400°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 Strength9200psiASTM D412
Vicat Softening Point268°FASTM D1525
Tensile Modulus (at 50%)2150psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 300%)6100psiASTM D412
Tensile Modulus (at 100%)2500psiASTM D412
Tear Strength155N/mmASTM D624
Specific Gravity1.23g/cm³ASTM D792
Shore Hardness53D ScaleASTM D2240
Flexural Modulus21000N/mm²ASTM D790
Abrasion Loss35mm³DIN 53516
Elongation (at Break)455%ASTM D412

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA
Packaging Information

Laripur® 5525EG 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® 5525EG 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® 5525EG will be 6 months from the date of delivery to the final customer, when stored in its original sealed packaging and in proper conditions