Hydrogenated Styrenic Thermoplastic Elastomer (SEBS) S.O.E.™ S1606

Asahi Kasei S.O.E.™ S1606 is a special SEBS with low resilience. It can be used as a modifier to improve scratch resistance and abrasion resistance of TPE compounds. It also offers good compatibility between PS and polyphenylene ether (PPE). It is also used as a modifier of COP and COC.


Physical Form

  • Supplied as a dusted, dence pellet

Features and Benefits

  • Substitute for PVC
  • Excellent flexibility
  • Excellent Dumping property
  • Anti scratch resistance
  • Anti abrasion property
  • Low resilience


  • Regulation (EU) No 10/2011


Property Test Method Unit Value
Density ISO 1133 g/cm3 0.96
MFR 230°C, 2.16kg Load ISO 1133 g/10 min 4.0
Durometer Type A
ISO 7619 °Shore A 67
Tensile Strength
Dumbbell: Type 1A 500 mm/min
ISO 37 MPa 20.0
Dumbbell: Type 1A 500 mm/min
ISO 37 % 490
300% Tensile Stress ISO 37 MPa 3.6
Dunlop Rebound Resilience 23°C BS 903 % 65
Peak Temp, of Tanδ -13

Please note that all data and values are given as typical results obtained with the indicated test methods for purposes of basic reference in grade selection only, and not as any product specification or warranty of any nature, and are subject to change without notice.

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