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TPU (FDM)

TPU is a lightweight polyurethane-based plastic with rubber-like properties.

Properties

Material features

  • Dichte [g/cm3] 1.13
  • Zugfestigkeit [MPa] 17
  • E-Modul [Gpa] 0.02
  • Biegefestigkeit [MPa] 2.5
  • Biegemodul [Gpa] 0.036
  • Wärmeformbeständigkeit @0.45MPa [°C] 38
  • Dehnung bis Bruch [%] 552
  • Härte in Shore 92A

Advantages

  • Lightweight plastic
  • Rubber-like properties
  • High elasticity and flexibility
  • High impact strength, even in cold conditions
  • Good chemical resistance
  • High wear resistance and aging resistance

TPU is a lightweight polyurethane-based plastic with rubber-like properties. This makes TPU particularly suitable for the production of flexible objects. At the same time, TPU impresses with its high impact strength in combination with good chemical resistance. Areas of application include textiles or flexible prototypes.