Leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution, has announced that ExxonMobil Chemical has appointed the company as an official distributor of Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) in the UK. The appointment extends the range of high-performance polymers from ExxonMobil Chemical that are available from Plastribution.

With this agreement Plastribution will be able to supply the industry with a wide range of Santoprene TPV grades available from stock – from standard natural and black products through to more specialised high flow, UV stabilised and low fogging products that are FDA and NSF approved.
Engineered to perform

Santoprene TPVs have proven to be dependable polymers with cross-linked EPDM properties for flexible engineered parts that require long-term performance.
Consistently delivering excellent performance – such as durability, improved surface aspects and smooth window operability – for automotive and demanding industrial applications, Santoprene TPVs have become the global standard for engineered TPVs. Compared to alternative materials such as thermoset rubber, Santoprene TPVs offer manufacturing flexibility, ease of processing, the potential for reduced system costs, and the possibility of sustainability benefits.

Key to their strength is ExxonMobil Chemical’s on-going commitment to the TPV industry. With more than 30 years of market presence, they have been delivering advanced solutions and support services that help customers manufacture high-performance products.