TPE Property Comparison

Our extensive family of thermoplastic elastomer compounds gives designers freedom in selecting the right material to achieve performance, price, and aesthetic goals.

RTP 1200
Series (TPUR)
RTP 1500
Series (TEEE)
RTP 2700
Series (SBC)
Permaprene™ 2800
Series (TPV)
RTP 2900
Series (PEBA)
Specific Gravity 1.1 – 1.3 1.1 – 1.3 0.89 – 1.16 0.94 – 1.00 1.0 – 1.2
Shore Hardness 60A – 74D 30D – 80D 30A – 50D 30A – 50D 75A – 65D
Low Temperature -60°F / -51 °C -60°F / -51 °C -90°F / -68 °C -60 °F / -51 °C -40 °F / -40 °C
High Temperature 250°F / 121 °C 260°F / 127 °C 210°F / 99 °C 275 °F / 135 °C 340 °F / 171 °C
Compression Set Fair/Good Fair Excellent Good/Excellent Fair/Good
Tear Strength Good/Excellent Excellent Fair Good Good
Resistance to
aqueous fluids
Fair/Good Poor/Good Good/Excellent Good/Excellent Fair/Good
Resistance to
hydrocarbon fluids
Fair/Excellent Good/Excellent Poor Fair/Good Good/Excellent

Visit the Data Sheets section of this website for physical property information on specific thermoplastic elastomer grades offered by RTP Company.

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