Automotive industry

AHH080424-001.gifThermoplastic elastomers offer many advantages to car manufacturers. It gives gear sticks and steering wheels their smooth touch. Thanks to their good compression set values and processability with 2C injection moulding, TPE is an attractive option for car window trims. The resistance to oil and grease on offer for example with HIPEX® makes the material even suitable for use in the engine compartment.

We provide TPEs that meet all relevant requirements, including Kalahari and Arizona test certificates.  

Properties:
  • Odourless
  • Good weather resistance
  • Resistant to oil and grease
  • Fast cost-effective processing
  • Vibration-damping
  • Excellent adhesion with all conventional hard components
  • Abrasion-resistant  

Typical applications:
  • Control elements
  • Airbags
  • Anti-slip mats
  • Window trims
  • Cowl panels
  • Spoilers
  • Seals
  • Air duct components

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