How to store TPE or 10X products
We use TPE Ultra-Tough material for its strong, super stretchy and durable properties. Using TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) allows us to create products that are more resilient to nicks, cuts and tears from casting into heavy structure or getting crunched by big fish.
Although ultra strong and durable, the unique chemical properties of this material require it to be stored a little differently to traditional lures made from other plastics.
Do not allow TPE lures to touch other non-TPE products.
This can cause a chemical reaction, which can deform or melt the material.
TPE lures CAN be stored with other TPE lures safely.
A TPE safe, (or “WormProof”) tackle tray is suggested for storage.
Below are some tips for storing your TPE Lures:
- Where possible, store your TPE lure in the original packaging – this is the safest option.
- If you prefer to store your lure in a tackle box, ensure that the tackle box is "worm proof". Worm proof boxes are specifically designed not to react with TPE materials.
- Never allow TPE lures to touch non-TPE plastics.
- Avoid high heat - Temperatures over 150F (70c) degrees can cause the material to soften. Store in a cool place where possible.
REMEMBER: You can store TPE products together, but they must be kept separate from other non-TPE plastics.