TPEs for Drinking Water Applications
Any product that comes into contact with drinking water has to fulfil certain standards and tests. TPEs by KRAIBURG TPE perform well and meet the requirements needed.
Strict regulations require safe and intelligent solutions. Our TPEs are certified as nonhazardous in relation to water purity and health. With these materials, you can ensure perfect hygiene. They meet the highest technical standards like DVGW-W270, WRAS or ACS for applications involving drinking water.
TPE for Drinking Water Applications
The Drinking Water (DW) series is your material solution for applications in contact with drinking water. The compounds are approved in accordance with all relevant European drinking water standards – KTW, DVGW-W270, WRAS and ACS They are available in natural colors and can be colored in many different ways.
Processing Method: Injection Molding, Extrusion
Color / RAL DESIGN: Natural
- TPEs designed for use in contact with drinking water
- Approvals in accordance with KTW, DVGW-W270, WRAS and ACS
- Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011
- Low kinking tendency
- Excellent adhesion to PP
- Colored compounds with relevant approvals
- Smooth surfaces resistant to dirt and scaling
- Made for injection molding and extrusion
Particularly in times of ever higher demands on materials, it is essential to offer solutions tailored to specific requirements.
Especially for drinking water applications, KRAIBURG TPE offers solutions in various degrees of hardness for the most diverse requirements with corresponding European certificates.
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Drinking water is essential - for everyone
- In 2017, 71% of the global population (5.3 billion people) used a safely managed drinking-water service – that is, one located on premises, available when needed, and free from contamination.
- 785 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 144 million people who are dependent on surface water.
- Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with faeces.
- Contaminated water can transmit diseases such diarrhoea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. Contaminated drinking water is estimated to cause 485 000 diarrhoeal deaths each year.
- By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas.
- In least developed countries, 22% of health care facilities have no water service, 21% no sanitation service, and 22% no waste management service.
Source: World Health Organization