UV/AP Series


The UV/AP series is your material solution for applications with UV resistance requirements for the Asia Pacific market. It is suitable for automotive exterior applications. The compounds are listed according to GM Standard GMW 16233 and are available in black.

Processing Method: Injection Molding
Color / RAL DESIGN: Black

Typical applications

  • Roof racks
  • Window encapsulations
  • Water deflectors


Material features

  • Adhesion to PP
  • UV and weathering resistance
  • Weather resistant, suitable for automotive exterior
  • In-process recycling possible


Regulations / Approvals *

  • GM GMW17374


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Compound name
DIN ISO 48-4
Shore A
DIN EN ISO 1183-1
Tensile Strength 1
DIN 53504/ISO 37
Elongation at Break 1
DIN 53504/ISO 37
Tear Resistance
ISO 34-1 Method B (b) (Graves)
CS 72 h/23 °C
DIN ISO 815-1 Method A
CS 24 h/70 °C
DIN ISO 815-1 Method A
CS 24 h/100 °C
DIN ISO 815-1 Method A
TC5UVZ Black 50 1.190 4.2 600 16.0 15 45 69
TC6UVZ Black 60 1.190 5.2 600 20.0 21 52 72
TC7UVZ Black 70 1.190 6.2 600 26.0 24 59 74
1Deviating from ISO 37 standard test piece S2 is tested with a traverse speed of 200 mm/min.

ASTM test results according to GMW16233 specification upon request by customer.
All values published in this data sheet are rounded average values.
The expected shelf life of the TPE granules is a minimum of 24 months from the date of delivery, provided that the storage instructions are followed and the product is kept in the unopened original KRAIBURG TPE packaging.
Dry conditions at room temperature (below 40 °C/ 104 °F), away from heat sources and direct sunlight, must be maintained for proper storage. Contact with nitrogen oxides during storage should be avoided.
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* Regulations a compound complies with and approvals granted are displayed here. Please note: All regulations and approvals for all compounds of a series are collectively shown in the overview of the respective product series, i.e. not all regulations and approvals shown in the overview apply to each individual compound.