KRAIBURG TPE (www.kraiburg-tpe.com) is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers. From its beginning in 2001 as a subsidiary of the historical KRAIBURG Group founded in 1947, KRAIBURG TPE has pioneered in TPE compounds, today being the competence leader in this industry. With production sites in Germany, the U.S., and Malaysia, the company offers a broad range of compounds for applications in the automotive, industrial, consumer, and strictly regulated medical sectors. The established THERMOLAST®, COPEC®, HIPEX®, and For Tec E® product lines are processed by injection molding or extrusion and provide numerous processing and product design advantages to manufacturers. KRAIBURG TPE features innovative capabilities as well as true global customer orientation, customized product solutions and reliable service. The company is certified to ISO 50001 at its headquarters in Germany and holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications at all global sites. In 2018, KRAIBURG TPE, with 641 employees worldwide, generated sales of 189 million euros.
KRAIBURG TPE is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft, elastic thermoplastic elastomers. Our THERMOLAST®, COPEC® and For Tec E® range can be precisely custom-engineered to your every application – from automotive, consumer, industry, and medical.
We deliver outstanding performance, quality and value across our specialized products and we have the know-how to custom engineered the compounds to your needs – all across the world.
You can rely on KRAIBURG TPE’s specially developed TPE compounds for your industry applications. Empower a wide scope of industry-wide applications with our superior adhesion technology, industry-approved materials, outstanding compression set, lightweight, shock and vibration absorbent qualities, exceptional chemical and fluid resistance properties and more! You can also have every confidence in us when it comes to flame protection and drinking water regulatory compliance.
Explore creative consumer and personal care possibilities! Our specially developed food-approved TPE compounds comply with Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, FDA – Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21, EN 71/ 3 and China GB 4806-2016.
THERMOLAST® M range supplies specially developed compounds for applications in the medical, pharmaceutical and diagnosis sectors. For the processor and end customer, the change control management system ensures fundamental requirements are met.
KRAIBURG TPE’s specially developed TPE
compounds for the automotive sector are vital to the
industry. Discover the infinite and exciting possibilities
in exterior and interior automotive applications and
powertrain functions. OEM standards approved
materials, excellent weathering, temperature and
compression resistance, advanced adhesion
technology, low odor and emission, lightweight,
superior haptics and more!
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The automotive industry is providing safe and comfortable driving, increased fuel efficiency and reduced carbon emissions for the users. KRAIBURG TPE offers a wide range of high quality and performance TPE and custom engineered compound that support the automotive industry, meeting its requirement for interior, exterior and powertrain applications.
INTERIOR - KRAIBURG TPE’S latest high performance THERMOLAST® K series features low emission, low-odour and UV-resistance compound that are easy to process for the comfort and improve interior air quality. These compounds satisfy the market criteria for VOCs and SVOCs.
EXTERIOR – The newly innovated lightweight TPE focuses on low density in enhancing the performance of the end product and promote energy savings. Our lightweight TPEs are developed for automotive exterior, with their excellent weather and UV resistance, visually attractive and high quality surfaces for your applications.
POWERTRAIN – We offer an economical option where our compound are cost effectively processed in multi-component injection molding. They exhibit long They exhibit optimal long-term stability when exposed to high temperatures and when in contact with motor oils and greases.
KRAIBURG TPE is a perfect fit for consumer product industry, where customer experience is essential. Our TPE have a smooth, scratch and impact resistant surface finishing which are needed in varies end product applications. We meets the global food regulation standard including EU (No 10/2011), the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21, EN 71/ 3 and also adhere with China’s GuoBiao (GB) 4806-2016. Visual appeal is important in consumer industry, a myriad of colors are applied to add value to end products. KRAIBURG TPE is able to provide a wide range of color selections to match the customer’s individual color palette and requirements.
Introducing KRAIBURG TPE’s latest THERMOLAST®K TPE series with material advantages ideal for a wide scope of baby products applications.
KRAIBURG TPE meets global food regulatory standards such as the EU Directive 10/2011, and the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21 during the TPE compound’s development stage for baby product applications – which also conform to the EN71/3 European safety standard for toys.
The FC/CS series features excellent mechanical property, adhesion to PP, high elasticity, perfect surface, customization of compound colorization. It also meets global food regulations for a myriad of baby products applications.
Both TPE series are processible via extrusion and injection molding. The baby-sage TPE compounds are strong enough to minimize the risk of babies accidentally swallowing small individual product pieces - a unique highlight of KRAIBURG TPE’s innovative materials.
Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) studies have found that plastics and rubbers used in vehicle interior components release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs). These can bring adverse health impacts ranging from respiratory to cardiovascular conditions. Thus, regulatory bodies require automakers to comply with differing guidelines, testing procedures and frameworks for VIAQ adopted in several countries in Asia, the US and Europe.
TPEs are widely used materials for automotive applications to meet the low-odour requirements of the industry. KRAIBURG TPE’s latest high-performance FG/SF THERMOLAST® K range features low emission, low-odour and UV-resistance compounds that are easy to process. TPEs are used in vehicle interior applications such as control elements, anti-slip mats, window trims, cowl panels, spoilers, seals, and many more.