Glass Run Channels

Glass run channels are the weather strips found around the vehicle’s windows and prevent the passage of air, water and noise into the cabin.

Broadest Portfolio of Products in the Industry

  • Apex Vinyl, Sarlink TPV and TPE product offerings
  • TPE widest hardness range for semi-dynamic seals: 25 Shore A to 50 Shore D

Superior Processing

  • The viscosity of Sarlink TPVs is very stable at low shear rates, which enables higher extrusion speeds at lower temperatures and pressures, versus competitive products

Long-term Performance and Aesthetics

  • Sarlink extrusions exhibit Class A surface quality
  • Sarlink UV stable TPVs withstand 4-year outdoor weathering testing in Florida and Arizona (Results: Delta E <3 and maintaining AATCC ratings of 4 to 5)

Support from Ideation to Commercialization

  • Teknor Apex’s team of product and application development engineers offer die design support, FMEA analysis, and scale-up assistance until full-scale production is achieved