hytrel tpe

TECADUR TPE is a thermoplastic elastomer (made from DuPont Hytrel) designed for very high impact and very high flex fatigue applications.  This product can be one of the softer material options availabe from Ensinger, and has a durometer similar to many urethanes



Chemical designation
TPE (thermoplastic elastomer)
1,19 g/cm3

Main Features

  • excellent impact strength
  • high toughness
  • good damping
  • high fatigue strength

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength at yield2030psiISO 527-1/-2DIN EN ISO 527-1
    Elongation at yield34%ISO 527-1/-2DIN EN ISO 527-1
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    26100psiISO 527-1/-2DIN EN ISO 527-1
    Shore hardness55DD Scale ISO 868-
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    27600psiDIN EN ISO 178
    Impact strength (Izod)no break-72 F ISO 180/1A-
    Impact strength (Izod)no break--40F ISO 180/1A-
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Vicat softening point167F90 F/hr, 11 lbf-
    Vicat softening point356F90 F, 2 lbf-
    Melting temperature394FDIN EN ISO 11357
    Glass transition temperature-4FDIN EN ISO 11357
    Deflection temperature113F@260 psiISO-R 75 Method A
    Deflection temperature356F@66 psiISO-R 75 Method A
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)8.89*10^-5 in/in / degre-40F to 73FDIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Service temperature167FUL 746 B 0.060-
    Service temperature185%Intermittent-
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Volume resistivity2x1011O*mDIN IEC 60093
    surface resistivity2x1015ODIN IEC 60093
    Dissipation factor90x10-4-100 HzDIN IEC 60250
    Dissipation factor375x10-4%1 MHzDIN IEC 60250
    Dielectric constant4.8-100 HzDIN IEC 60250
    Dielectric constant4.4-1 MHzDIN IEC 60250
    Resistance to tracking (CTI)600-DIN EN 60112
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Water absorption0.6%0.080 in thickDIN EN ISO 62
    FlammabilityHB-0.060 in thickDIN IEC 60695-11-10;

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