A thermoplastic polymer which feels tough but rubbery.
A black thermoplastic rubber polymer used as a flexible inlay to enhance grip. Cold Steel uses it a lot in their fixed blade knives.
A rubbery thermoplastic polymer that is used as a flexible inlay for knife handles that make for an better grip. anyard A cord or strap that is sometimes used to attach a knife to clothing or a belt. Originally used by sailors to keep their knives from falling overboard.
A rubbery thermoplastic polymer used as a flexible inlay on knife handles for enhanced grip.
Kraton refers to a number of high performance elastomers manufactured by Kraton Polymers, and used as synthetic replacements for rubber. Kraton offers many of the properties of natural rubber, such as flexibility, high traction, and sealing abilities, but with increased resistance to heat, weathering, and chemicals. Common applications of Kraton products include footwear and gripping surfaces on tools.