Hydrogenated Styrenic Thermoplastic Elastomer (SEBS) Tuftec™ H1517

Asahi Kasei Tuftec™ H1517 offers good compatibility for styrenic resin and polyphenylene ether (PPE). It is also suited as impact modifier for cyclo olefin polymer (COP) and cyclo olefin copolymer (COC). It is particularly suited as a compatibilizer of PP and polystyrene (PS) blends.


Physical Form

  • Supplied as a dusted, dence pellet

Features and Benefits

  • Good compatibility to COP and COC
  • Good compatibility to PPE


  • FDA 21 CFR FCN821
  • Regulation (EU) No 10/2011


Property Test Method Unit Value
Specific Gravity ISO 1183 g/cm3 0.93
MFR 230°C, 2.16kg Load ISO 1133 g/10 min 3.0
Durometer Type A
ISO 7619 °Shore A 92
Tensile Strength
Dumbbell: Type 1A 500 mm/min
ISO 37 MPa 16.0
Dumbbell: Type 1A 500 mm/min
ISO 37 % 780
300% Tensile Stress ISO 37 MPa 7.6
Styrene / Ethylene-Butylene Ratio Asahi Kasei Method 43/57

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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