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Solvay Launches Highly Heat Stabilized Polyamide for Automotive Applications

Published on 2017-11-03. Author : SpecialChem

Solvay Performance Polyamides has launched Technyl® Red S, a highly heat stabilized polyamide designed especially for automotive applications operating at a continuous temperature of 200°C. It is an ideal solution for:

  • Turbo engine air ducts
  • Coolers 
  • Cylinder head covers

PA for Demanding Thermal Management Systems

Didier Chomier, Automotive Global Marketing Manager for Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Global Business Unit, said:
“This brand new ‘S’ material further strengthens the proven technology developed for Technyl® HP which has equipped over 40 million vehicles made during the last seven years. Technyl® Red S provides automotive industry applications with enhanced thermal ageing stability without compromising performance or competitiveness.”

Technyl® Red S is Ideal for Demanding Thermal Management Systems Operating at 200°C
Technyl® Red S is Ideal for Demanding Thermal Management Systems Operating at 200°C

High Heat Resistant

Technyl® Red S can withstand a continuous operating temperature of up to 210°C (at 1,000h) or 200°C (at 2,000 hours). With its new and innovative formulation, Technyl® Red S further improves strong impact and resistance to acid condensates, offers high flowability, superior surface aspect and excellent weldability.

This innovative material is currently being authorized at major automotive Tiers.

Didier Chomier added,
“Technyl® Red S is directly resulting from long-lasting intimacy with leading players in thermal management systems. We have also extended our Application Performance Testing (APT®) centers to conduct testing in turbocharged environments, providing our customers with full part performance validation under their own operating conditions.”

Solvay Performance Polyamides supports customers with a complete array of technical services designed to speed the time to market of new applications, from advanced material characterization to application validation. This offering includes predictive simulation with MMI® Technyl® Design1, 3D printing of PA6-based functional prototypes in Sinterline® PA6 powders as well as part testing at fully equipped APT® Technyl® Validation centers.

® Technyl, Sinterline and APT are registered trademarks of Solvay
1 MMI Technyl® Design is an advanced service powered by Digimat from e-Xstream, an MSC Software company.

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Source: Solvay
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