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TPU Cases: What Are They and Why Are They So Popular?

2015-04-08

If you are looking for a good case to protect your iPhone 6s or Samsung Galaxy S7 or any other of the many smartphones on the market today, then there is no doubt that you have run in to the abbreviation “TPU” and wondered what the hell it stands for. Well the literal definition of TPU is Thermoplastic Polyurethanes, not that this helps you much in understanding what this is…but that’s what were here for today. TPU is a type of plastic that while being very tough to damage is still highly flexible. This type of Polyurethane plastic is also remarkably resistant to oils and greases which is one of the main reasons that people prefer these types of cases to silicone ones.

 

Another reason why TPU cases are more popular than the silicone cases is that most silicone cases are too flexible with an almost floppy quality to them that just doesn’t provide the same peace of mind that the TPU cases provide. TPU cases are also the preferred cases among people that are looking for a transparent case for their smartphone since this Polyurethane plastic has very high transparency properties.

 

Cellz.com has a wide range of TPU cases for you to choose from, with over a hundred different models for the iPhone 5 alone already in stock! Click on the link below to browse through the iPhone 5 TPU category now!