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Lubrizol to Present Webinar on Estane® TPU - High Performance Solutions for Surface Protection and Graphics

                             
CLEVELAND, October 17, 2017 - The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces it will present a webinar, Estane® TPU - High Performance Solutions for Surface Protection and Graphics, on Tuesday, October 24 at 11:00 am (Eastern US). The webinar will be hosted on the UL® (Underwriters Laboratories) Prospector® platform, a powerful materials and ingredients global search engine for product developers and engineers. 

This webinar will feature Lubrizol's Estane TPU solutions for surface protection and graphics films and showcase many of the unique capabilities that bring value to the applications. Estane TPU provides exceptional performance for surface protection applications, backed by more than 30 years of experience in the harshest environments - road salt, flying stones, acid rain, and extreme hot and cold to name just a few.

Applications for Surface Protection and Graphics:

  • Paint Protection (PPF)
  • Automotive Interiors
  • Graphics Media and Laminates
  • Signage and Labels
  • Consumer Products
  • Flooring
  • Architectural

Benefits of Estane TPU for Surface Protection and Graphics:

  • Protects surfaces from damage caused by impact and abrasion
  • Crystal clear for invisibility on any surface
  • Excellent haptics, with self-healing properties to maintain aesthetic quality
  • Resistant to the effects of UV and environmental exposure to maintain color stability
  • Low-temperature flexibility for a wider range of installation and service life conditions
  • Plasticizer-free, yet won't embrittle over time

Peter Kirk, Lubrizol marketing manager, states, "Thanks to our technical expertise and in-depth market knowledge, we are able to introduce these high-performance solutions for surface protection and graphics applications, not only from a performance point of view, but also in relation to aesthetics and haptics. This unique offering enables our customers to deliver innovations that meet the evolving demands of the markets they serve."
  
About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are bio-based*, recyclable**, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Our technology crosses many industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems, sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive. For more information, visit www.lubrizol.com/engineeredpolymers or contact  engineeredpolymers@lubrizol.com.

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, and sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,300 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2016 were $6.5 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.

*Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.

**Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.

All marks are owned by The Lubrizol Corporation.

Lubrizol will showcase Estane® TPU high performance solutions for surface protection and graphics applications.

Media Contacts
Michael Priola
+1 216 447-5697
The Lubrizol Corporation

Web Sites
www.lubrizol.com/engineeredpolymers
www.lubrizol.com
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