SIBS or Styrene Iso- Butylene Styrene
A unique robust performance fully saturated styrenic block copolymer (SBC) available in di (bale form) and tri (free flowing pellet form) form for TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomers) & TPV (Thermoplastic x-linked Vulcanite) based applications as a replacement for butyl rubber or modifier in non-polar polymers. SIBSTAR has superior gas barrier, thermal stability, chemical stability and weatherability with excellent elasticity, compression set and energy absorption capabilities. Product is utilized in a range of applications via extrusion, hot melt PSA and injection methods for tubing, hose, films, sealants, adhesives, membranes, noise & vibration dampening components, etc. Product has food compliant applications, excellent sterilization behavior, printable, good clarity, with no plasticizers, phthalate free, BPA free, non halogen and recyclable unlike current IIR butyl thermoset rubbers.