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The automotive industry has seen a shift towards plastic parts with the ever-increasing need for light-weighting and processing ease. Parts that were once manufactured with metals are now being developed using thermoplastic composites, thermosets or fiber reinforced plastics.

These innovations provide not only weight reduction but also provide mechanical strength, noise reduction and fuel efficiency to the automotive parts.

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Sep 14, 2021 | Product News

Evonik Introduces Fire-resistant PA12 Compound for EV Batteries

Evonik is expanding its portfolio of polyamide 12 compounds for insulating electrical conductors with the product VESTAMID® LX9050 OR. By using halogen-free flame retardants in accordance with IEC...

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Sep 14, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Launches Unfilled Resin for Highly Demanding Automotive Applications

SABIC has introduced NORYL GTX™ 9500 resin, a new addition to a range of unfilled NORYL GTX resin grades, which delivers excellent dimensional stability under hot and humid conditions, addressing...

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Sep 7, 2021 | Product News

KRAIBURG TPE Offers Thermoplastic Elastomers for e-mobility Applications

KRAIBURG TPE offers various TPE series compounds in its portfolio to support OEMs and automotive system suppliers in the e-Mobility sector. Its THERMOLAST® compounds allow good flowability, easy...

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Sep 7, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Launches Recycled Content-based Grades for Automotive Applications

SABIC introduces the company’s first automotive grades containing mechanically recycled content within the company’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio of circular solutions and services...

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Sep 6, 2021 | Industry News

LANXESS’ Heat-stable PBTs Find Use in Swirl Control Actuators for Vehicles

LANXESS offers a number of PBT compounds that successfully reconcile not only high hydrolysis stability in hot and humid conditions but also good laser transparency for laser transmission welding...

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Sep 6, 2021 | Industry News

Cicor Uses SABIC’s LCP-based Resins for Miniaturization of Fine-pitch 3D-MIDs

Cicor Group has selected SABIC’s LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ compounds with laser direct structuring (LDS) capability to produce high-end, three-dimensional molded interconnect devices (3D-MIDs). Cicor and...

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Sep 3, 2021 | Product News

BASF Introduces Laser Transmittance PBT to Improve Brand Image of Headlamps

BASF has introduced a new grade of its established Ultradur® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), which enables more attractive branding on metallic lamp bezel surfaces of automotive headlamps. The new...

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Sep 2, 2021 | Industry News

BASF and Grupo Antolin Develop Lightweight Roof Frames Using Metal-replacing PBT

BASF and Grupo Antolin in close cooperation have successfully validated the Polybutylenterephthalate (PBT) Ultradur® High Speed in plastic frames for open panorama headliners. The newly developed...

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Sep 2, 2021 | Industry News

New Process to Boost Recycling Rates of Contaminated Industrial Plastic Waste

The EU-funded NONTOX project is developing a novel recycling process that will increase the recycling rates of contaminated plastics from industrial waste. The focus is on plastics from waste...

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Aug 31, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Introduces Resins with Unique Colors for 5G Devices and IoT Applications

SABIC has launched its latest LNP™ VISUALFX™ resin portfolio featuring unique colors and special effects from the company’s new Expression 2021/2022 color palette, developed through research on...

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