Learn
Learn
​TPE, TPV, TPU: Decoding the Thermoplastic Elastomer Alphabet
Thermoplastic elastomers, or TPE, are a broad class of polymer that includes a multi-phase polymer system. With so many variations and corresponding differences in properties and cost, how do you know which is right for your application?
LEARN MORE
Learn
Adhesive vs. Cohesive Bonds
Adhesion, or bondability, is key when discussing thermoplastic elastomer materials because they are often overmolded onto a rigid substrate.
LEARN MORE
Learn
Haptics, Hand, and Hardness
Haptics, hand and hardness are three descriptors of the feel of a material. While hardness is often used as a default measure for elastomers, it often provides the least information and can even be misleading. So what should you be considering?
LEARN MORE
Learn
Fetch a Better Pet Toy Solution
Available in a range of vibrant colors and with superior quality and texture, Audia Elastomers pet toy solutions are great for your business and for your best friend.
LEARN MORE
Learn
Do You Really Need a TPV?
Are you using a TPV material, but wonder if you can achieve the same performance properties for a better price? Read on to learn about the similarities and differences between common elastomer materials, and when it’s beneficial to select each.
LEARN MORE
Learn
An Overview of TPE Overmolding
You want your design to stand out. So do we. Overmolding a TPE material over a rigid substrate is an easy and cost-effective way to do exactly that.
LEARN MORE
Learn
Looking To Be More Sustainable?
Audia Elastomers introduces 'OP' line of Thermoplastic Elastomers from marine waste plastics.
LEARN MORE
Learn
8 Ways to Ensure Your Thermoplastic Part Will Be the Right Size
Part size is critical to part fit and function.
LEARN MORE