2014.02 TPO

Polyamide (PA) - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Polyamide (PA)

   

Does not fear fuel or salt

Does not fear fuel or salt Production application of the new Ultramid Balance (PA 6.10) in automotive quick connectors.

Evonik invests in Singapore

Evonik invests in Singapore Evonik’s new polyamide 12 line is planned to be built in Singapore by 2014 to increase the availability of this specialty plastic.

Rhodia offers a complete Technyl range

Rhodia offers a complete Technyl range Rhodia Engineering Plastics, a member of theSolvay group, now offers the automotive industry a new heat performance Technyl range specifically engineered for both injection and blow molded parts for turbocharged engines.

Akulon from DSM and HiPer-tex glass fibre allow to create CNG cylinders

Akulon from DSM and HiPer-tex glass fibre allow to create CNG cylinders Gastank Sweden unveils zero permeation lightweight composite CNG cylinders manufactured with Akulon Fuel Lock from DSM and HiPer-tex glass fibre from 3B.

Stanyl delivers performance for ignition coil connectors

Stanyl delivers performance for ignition coil connectors Delphi Automotive Systems, a leading Tier One supplier of electronics and technologies to the automotive industry, has approved DSM’s Stanyl TW200F6 for the Ignition Connector soldered onto the Ignition Coil specified by an OEM for 4 and 6 cylinder engines.

Ultramid has been applied in the plastic air and oil modules for trucks

Ultramid has been applied in the plastic air and oil modules for trucks Ultramid, a plastic compound from BASF has, for the first time, found use in the charge-air section of a commercial vehicle.

Akulon Fuel Lock FL40-HP awarded CARB Executive Order for use in small engine fuel tanks

Akulon Fuel Lock FL40-HP awarded CARB Executive Order for use in small engine fuel tanks DSM has been awarded the Executive Order (EO) for Akulon Fuel Lock FL40-HP, a blow moldable, polyamide 6-based mono-material. This award, granted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), certifies that the material meets the low permeation of hydrocarbons requirements for small, off-road engine fuel tanks.

Solvay provides material alternatives in wake of nylon 12 resin shortage

Solvay provides material alternatives in wake of nylon 12 resin shortage Solvay Specialty Polymers, USA, LLC, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics for the automotive industry, is providing alternative material options to automotive tier suppliers and OEMs in the wake of a recent shortage of nylon 12 resin.

BASF acquires Mazzaferro polyamide polymer business

BASF acquires Mazzaferro polyamide polymer business BASF announced that it has acquired the polyamide (PA) polymer business of the Mazzaferro Group, Brazil and is hereby further strengthening its position with regard to engineering plastics and polyamide polymers in South America.

Thermostat housing for VW: Ultramid HRX in production

Thermostat housing for VW: Ultramid HRX in production Since February 2012, thermostat housings molded from Ultramid® A3WG6 HRX are in use at VW.