Thermolast M receives guideline 2017 approval!
8th October 2019
KRAIBURG TPE announce Thermolast M compounds have achieved compliance with the association of German engineers VDI guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics. The guidelines came into effect in July 2019.
All Thermolast M compounds are free from heavy metals, latex, PVC & phthalates. The materiel is manufactured on dedicated medical lines, to the highest degree of purity. Quality assurance includes full traceability of raw materials & product batch, REACH & RoHS. Thermolast M is listed in the FDA drug master files in alignment with VDI 2017, this ensures the manufacturing process is included in the project management system.
Abbey Polymers Living Wage Accreditation!
8th October 2019
Abbey Polymers are proud to be registered & approved by The Living wage foundation. The Living wage employer accreditation is managed by citizens UK and provides employers with a licence to the living wage employer mark.
The welfare of our team is fundamental to our continued success & growth. We go above & beyond for our team, who go above & beyond for you!
Stafford Rangers shirt spotted at Allianz Arena
13th August 2018
We're very pleased to carry forward our sponsorship of away shirts for Stafford Rangers for a successive third season!
The new Stafford Rangers away shirt made an appearance at the Bayern Munich vs Manchester Utd pre season friendly! The new away shirt featuring the Abbey Polymers logo was presented to our colleague Lisa to say thank you for organising the tickets & hospitality.
Stafford College Student of the month!
17th April 2019
Congratulations to our sales office apprentice Gemma Hewitt.
She has just been awarded 'Apprentice of the month' by Stafford
College. The first apprentice recruited by Abbey Polymers, Gemma Hewitt is a shining example. Gemma has gone above & beyond her expected role, excelling at Stafford college & Abbey Polymers. It is great to see her efforts rewarded & we are very proud. Well done Gemma!
4th October 2017
It was great to meet so many customers old & new at Interplas last week.
Thank you to everyone who visited our stand and took part in the draw. The lucky winner of the bottle of champagne is Maureen at LGG Charlesworth ltd in Malvern.
ITAflon® Fluoropolymer Partnership!
24th May 2019
We're very pleased to announce that we've agreed to act as distributor for the Italian supplier of fluoropolymers - ITAflon®.
This means we are now able to offer PTFE powder compounds ( for compression moulding ). Also, injection moulding & extrusion products based on PVDF, PFA & ETFE.
We'd be very pleased to receive your enquires!
Railway standard EN45545 materials!
1st July 2019
We're pleased to advise that we can now supply a range of materials meeting the requirements of the railway standard EN45545, for requirements R22 & R23, & hazard levels HL1, HL2 & HL3.
From Vamp -Tech
PP unfilled : Vamplen 0024 V0 C
PP 25% GF : Vamplen 2528 V0 CB
PC/ABS unfilled : Vampalloy 0024 V0 12 E LSFT
PC/ABS 15% mineral : Vampalloy 1527 V0
PA6 unfilled : Vampamid 6 0024 V0
PA 6 30% GF : Vampamid 6 3028 V0
PA66 30% GF : Vampamid 66 3028 V0 HF
PPA 30% GF : Vampamid HT 3028 V0
From Kraiburg TPE
TPE Shore A50, 60, 70, 80 : Thermolast K TC5FTN, TC6FTN, TC7FTN, TC8FTN
The Kraiburg TPE could also be overmoulded with the Vamplen PPs to make components with (for example) seals or bump stops where both materials will comply with the standard
Contact us for advice for railway applications!
STAFFORD RANGERS SPONSORSHIP
25th August 2017
We're very pleased to carry forward our sponsorship of the away shirts for Stafford Rangers for a second season. We're hoping the boys can improve on their very respectable mid table finish last year & challenge for the play offs in their second season back in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier league. Come on the Boro!!
NEW TPE COMPOUNDS FOR PREMIUM LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS
13th June 2017
Excellent Adhesion in Two-Component Applications with Polyamide Resins.
Kraiburg TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST K Thermoplastic Elastomers ( TPE ) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastic & outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch & abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility & UV- stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle product, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017
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