TL 52065

Thermoplastic Elastomers

The technical delivery specification TL 52622 of the Volkswagen AG lists material requirements for automotive exterior parts made of thermoplastic elastomers combined with thermoplastics. It includes testing on the assembly as well as specifications for the elastomer component. 

Required testing may include:

  • Material identification via FT-IR
  • Ash content
  • Density (DIN EN ISO 1183-1)
  • Hardness acc. to Shore A and Shore D (DIN ISO 7619-1)
  • Tensile strength and elongation of break (DIN 53504),
  • Adhesion of the lip seal
  • Low- and high-temperature performance
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Environmental Cycle Test (PV 2005)
  • Heat aging / Cold storage
  • Artificial weathering (PV 3929 und PV 3930)

If the parts are lacquered or glued, the scope of testing must be expanded accordingly.

Please contact us for your personal quote regarding tests according to TL 52625.