TUFPRENE™ 126S SBS: Styrenic thermoplastic elastomer

styrene-butadiene block copolymer with enhanced styrenic resins compatibility for heightened impact strength. Superior anti-blocking property. Flexible container delivery available. It is supplied in pellet form.
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Styrenic resins modifier, imparting increased impact strength, mainly for food containers.
Food containers, Foamed nets, Frozen-food cups.


  • PS Modification

Physical Form

  • Pellet

Features and Benefits

  • High Hardness,
  • High Flowability
  • Anti-blocking Property


Property Test Method Unit Value
Specific Gravity ISO 1183 g/cm3 0.95
MFR 190°C, 2.16kg ISO 1133 g/10 min 4.5
MFR 200°C, 5kg ISO 1133 g/10 min 20
Hardness Type A ISO 7619 °Shore A 91
Tensile Strength ISO 37 MPa 25
Elongation ISO 37 % 790
300% Tensile Stress ISO 37 MPa 4.5
Viscosity as 25% solution in toluene Asahi Kasei Method mPa.s 440
styrene/butadiene Asahi Kasei Method 40/60

<Test conditions>
Test piece:Compression-molded sheet, 2-mm thick, type1A dumbbell shape.
Roll kneading temp.: 120°C~130°C.
Compression molding: Preheating, 160°C 5 min; compression, 80 kg/cm2 160°C 5 min; cooling, 3 min.
Test measurements temp.: 23°C.

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