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TecsPak® results from taking a selected thermoplastic elastomer and through the use of shape design and patented processing, we obtain a very unique spring material. “Elastomer” is another name for material with rubber-like characteristics. It is elastic, and it stretches. There are two main classes of elastomers: thermoset and thermoplastic. Thermoset elastomers are combined with as many as 30 different ingredients under heat and pressure to give a rubber-like material with more properties than rubber alone. A thermoplastic elastomer melts on exposure to high heat and “freezes” when the temperature drops below the melting point. Thermoplastic elastomers have many of the characteristics of rubber and some excellent properties which rubber does not have.

Additional features of the TecsPak® products:
  • Spring-like characteristics with energy absorption greater than most conventional materials and/or systems
  • Material & design enhancement flexibility
    +  UV protectants
    +  Heat stabilizers
    +  FDA Compliant
  • Primary or secondary functioning elements
    +  Single cushion: automotive impact bumpers, rebound stops
    +  Multiple cushions: rebound springs, pad stacks
  • Various examples:
    +  20,000+ hour mining struts
    +  10 million+ cycles on stair steppers
    +  5 million+ failure free automotive auxiliary springs