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Sumitomo Chemical Launches Engineering Plastic for Auto Parts in American Market

Published on 2018-03-05. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Automotive     Metal Replacement    

Oil Control Valve
Oil Control Valve
Sumitomo Chemical Advanced Technologies is set to offer high performance, competitive Sumiploy materials [high-performance engineering plastics] with demonstrated commercial success in the Asian market to North America.

Metal-replacing Sumiploy CS5530


Sumiploy CS5530, in production at a major automotive OEM in an oil control valve, has a proven track record of performance. The net shaped, injection molded valve replaced cut aluminum and offering cost savings and improved response time in a variable valve timing system.

Other Sumiploy grades afford reduced friction against mating materials, including aluminum, and functional capability in minimally lubricated environments.


Source: Sumitomo Chemical Advanced Technologies
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