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KRAIBURG Offers TPE Compounds for Automotive Interior Applications

Published on 2022-09-21. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Automotive    Electrical & Electronics   

KRAIBURG Offers TPE Compounds for Automotive Interior Applications KRAIBURG TPE offers THERMOLAST® K GP/FG and AD1/AP series of TPE compounds suitable for automotive interior applications, such as speaker seals and covers.

GP/FG Series for Effective Sealing in Car Interiors

KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® K GP/FG series of compounds is ideal for providing effective sealing in car interiors and speaker systems. The series complies with VDA270 (odor), VDA278 (VOC and Fog), and DIN 75201-B (fogging), assisting in meeting tighter air quality regulations in car interiors.

When it comes to design, the GP/FG series delivers extra soft-touch and dry haptic qualities for greater passenger comfort and a luxurious feel.

Other material advantages include easy coloring, especially for natural color compounds, outstanding mechanical and processing qualities, superb adherence to PP and wide hardness range.

AD1/AP series for Dampening the Noise

KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® K AD1/AP series is best suited for hard-soft composite components with high surface quality requirements.

This series, which meets recognized OEM emission and odor specifications, is ideal for use in automobile carpets, cup holders, and door sills, as well as automotive audio system applications. This series also reduces rattling and creaking noise when utilized as a damping element.

Furthermore, this series exhibit good adhesion to polar thermoplastics like PC, ABS, and ABS/PC, various hardness, and are available in black and natural color. In addition, color matching service is available for specific OEM color. This series is also UL/HB listed.

The AD1/AP series is aimed primarily for the Asia Pacific vehicle interior and industrial parts markets.

Related Read: Thermoplastic Elastomers 101: An Ultimate Guide. 

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