Velox to highlight TPUs for the cable market at Plastpol 2018

Velox GmbH, a provider of raw material specialities for the plastics, composites, additives, and paints & coatings industries, announced that it will exhibit at Plastpol 2018 (hall E, stand 53), which take place from 22 – 25 May 2018 in Kielce, Poland. Co-exhibitor will be Velox’ long-term partner Lubrizol. Velox is intensifying its activities in Eastern Europe and Russia with a range of solutions especially adapted to the needs of the region.

Amongst others, Velox offers specialised solutions for the cable market in Eastern Europe (Source: Lubrizol)

“Velox will present a broad offering of thermoplastics, polymers, additives and composites, as well as paints and coatings products designed for a wide range of applications”, said Guillaume Fromont, Product Manager Engineering Plastics. “In particular, the speciality thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products from our principal Lubrizol, under globally recognised trade names including Estane, Pearlthane and Pearlbond TPU are of great interest for injection moulding, extrusion, adhesive and compounding applications. These are valued for their durability and mechanical properties in hose and tube, cable and medical device end uses.”

According to Velox, one key focus at Plastpol will be the cable market. The company offers specialised products for extrusion applications for different industries, e.g. the automotive industry, electronics, the energy sector and more. Especially the Estane flame retardant (halogenated and halogen-free) TPU’s that are able to pass the norms FT-1 and FT-2 at low thickness as well as to fulfill the norm IEC 60332-1 or -2 will be highlighted by Velox.

“The cable market in Eastern Europe is steadily growing and we are pleased to be able to offer materials for a very broad range of applications”, said Fromont.

Velox has been present in Eastern Europe for more than ten years. The company operates local offices and sales networks in Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary, and has established a Russian office in Moscow in April 2017. From here, Velox also serves the markets in Belarus and Ukraine.