Process Economics Program Report 186
Specialty Thermoplastic Elastomers
Published: January 1987
This report reviews the technology and costs of manufacturing two specialty thermoplastic elastomers, copolyester-ether elastomer and thermoplastic urethane elastomer, and two specialty thermoset elastomers, fluoroelastomer and epichlorohydrin elastomer. We also present the economics for making vinylidene fluoride, a monomer for the fluoro-elastomer.
The major properties of the specialty elastomers reviewed in this report are given in an appendix.