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What is TPU material used for?   


Richard Blake 
@Richard.Blake · Posted 23 May. 2022


Rachael Davis
@Rachael.Davis · Updated 23 May. 2022

Thermoplastic polyurethanes are a class of polymers that have the properties of both thermoplastics and elastomers. Thermoplastics are materials that can be reshaped when heated, while elastomers are materials that become elastic when heated.


Jack Penn 
@Jack.Penn · Updated 23 May. 2022

TPUs are used in many different industries including automotive, consumer goods, electrical and electronics, construction and civil engineering, packaging, medical and healthcare industries. The applications for TPUs range from consumer goods to automotive to medical devices. One of the most common uses is with footwear such as insole liners or heel counters.  


Peter Clark 
@Peter.Clark · Posted 23 May. 2022

TPU material is a type of plastic that is flexible, elastic, and durable. It is used in the manufacturing of mobile phone cases. TPU can be found in many different industries including the food packaging industry. TPU is also used in the manufacturing of ski boots and other sporting equipment. One of the most common uses for TPU is in the manufacturing of mobile phone cases because it has a high resistance to abrasion, oil, and grease. It also has good chemical resistance properties which make it perfect for use with food packaging materials.


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