TPEs are robust, yet have a pleasantly soft touch and good wear comfort. What's more, they improve the compatibility of plastics in many industrial applications. Kuraray's TPEs are recyclable, environmentally compatible, free of PVC and do not need additional, harmful plasticizers. TPEs can be used for different plastic compounds and products for everyday use. Examples are toys, toothbrushes, medical tubes, sealants, sports equipment and tires. What's more they can be used effectively in adhesives and as lubricant additives.