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Autometal Selects INEOS Styrolution’s Specialty ABS for Automotive Industry

Published on 2019-05-02. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:   Automotive    

INEOS Styrolution has announced that Autometal has selected the company’s specialty ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) Novodur® Ultra 4255 for a range of interior and exterior high-end applications.

Specialty ABS for Automotive Industry

Providing High-End Injection Plastic Parts

Autometal, part of CIE Automotive group, has specialized in providing high-end injection plastic parts, electroplated and decorative components to the automotive industry. The company has selected INEOS Styrolution’s Novodur® Ultra 4255 for an exterior application (roof rack cover) and an interior application (speaker grill).

Novodur® Ultra 4255

  • Novodur® Ultra 4255 is a comparatively new material being in the market for less than three years.
  • It was initially developed in close cooperation with various automotive partners, following specifications of the automotive industry.
  • The material convinces with its combination of high impact strength at room as well as low temperatures, low temperature ductility (100% ductility at -30 °C), high heat resistance and low emission.
  • In addition, best in class flowability properties ensure easy processing.
  • For Autometal, the paintability performance of Novodur® Ultra 4255 was one of deciding criteria to select this material for its components. Novodur ®Ultra 4255 offers great mechanical properties and a good flowability for easy processing. Together with the high quality of the material, Autometal experienced significant cost savings.
  • Autometal appreciates INEOS Styrolution as a reliable supplier of high-performance materials.

Paulo Gomes, Executive Sales and Marketing Manager at INEOS Styrolution in Brazil, concludes: “We are excited to work with Autometal. We are eager to provide them with the best and most innovative materials for their existing solutions and for future designs.” 

Source: INEOS Styrolution
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