Bio TPU™

Derived from renewable resources. Serving the most technologically demanding markets.

Bio TPU™ by Lubrizol is a revolutionary line of bio-based* thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) that’s made with renewable-sourced material (content ranging from approximately 30%–70%*). Bio TPU™ by Lubrizol provides the same performance and benefits as traditional petroleum-based TPU and can range in hardness from 82 Shore A to 55 Shore D.

Outstanding Benefits

  • Superior abrasion resistance
  • Very good chemical resistance
  • Cold temperature flexibility
  • UV and hydrolysis resistance
  • Transparency
  • Outstanding mechanical properties
  • Processed via injection molding and extrusion


  • Formulations of reactive polyurethane hot-melts (HMPUR) used in furniture, automotive, textile, book-binding, and footwear.
  • Textile coatings for shoe stiffeners (toe puffs & counters)
  • Hoses, timing belts and molded parts for various market segments, such as footwear, automotive, industrial, consumer electronics, and sports/recreation.

Lubrizol Bio TPU™ Product Solutions

*Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTMD D-6866