Material Solutions for Commercial Vehicles

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Material Solutions for

Commercial Vehicles

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Material Solutions for Commercial Vehicles 1

Structural Parts

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Material Solutions for Commercial Vehicles 2

Celstran

®

LFRT

Better scratch and mar compared to talc PP

Optimal mechanical performance

Improved creep resistance

Improved impact performance

Improved notched impact strength

Superior tensile strength

Greater load bearing capacity

Increased sound dampening properties

Low carbon emission

Energy efficiency in processing

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Best Cost-to-Performance Ratio

Material Solutions for Commercial Vehicles 3

Celstran

®

LFRT

Physical Property Overview

Celstran PP-GF40-20

Specific

Gravity

Tensile

Strength

Elongation

Tensile

Modulus

Flexural

Strength

Flexural

Modulus

MPa % GPa MPa GPa

Notched

Charpy

Impact

kJ/m 2

145 Celstran PP-GF20-02

Celstran PP-GF20-0553

1.03

1.03

Celstran PP-GF30-03

Celstran PP-GF30-0553

1.12

1.12

1.21

88

80

98

107

150

2.8

2.4

2.2

2.6

2.1

4.60

4.60

6.35

6.20

10.00

162

164

200

4.63

4.70

6.40

6.05

8.70

19

18

23

38

35

Grade Suffix

-02 - General Purpose

-03 - Heat Stabilized

-20 - High Performance

-0553 - High Impact, Low Odor, Low VOC

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Celstran

®

LFRT vs. Short Glass PA66

1,800,000

1,600,000

1,400,000

1,200,000

1,000,000

800,000

600,000

400,000

200,000

0

43% SF PA66 33% SF PA66 PP-GF40-02 PP-GF40-09 PP-GF40-10

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Temperature °C

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Celstran

®

LFRT GF30-05 vs.

PC-ABS and SMA

100

90

80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

0

0

SMA GF16

Pulse 630GF

Celstran PP-GF30-05

Yield point > 2.5% toughness area

SMA with brittle breakage

0,5 1,0 1,5 2,0

Elongation

2,5

Source: Kunststoffe 3/2003

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Superior Toughness Behavior

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3,0 3,5

6

Celstran

®

LFRT

Advantages vs. SMA and PC-ABS

Weight and cost savings

Optimal mechanical performance

Improved creep resistance

Improved impact performance

Improved notched impact strength

Superior tensile strength

Greater load bearing capacity

Increased sound dampening properties

Low carbon emission

Energy efficiency in processing

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Best Cost-to-Performance Ratio

Material Solutions for Commercial Vehicles 7

Celstran

®

LFRT for IP Applications

Celstran+ PP-GF20

Celstran+ PP-GF30 Celstran+ PP-GF40

GF20 Blend

(Concentrate Technology)

GF30-04CN02/10

GF30-05CN01/10

Concentrate Technology*

GF40-04CN10/10

Instrument Panels

Air Duct Panel

Assembly Parts

Concentrate Technology

40-60% reinforcement available

PP-GF40-04CN15/10

(concentrate to let-down to GF20)

PP-GF45-05X551-1X

(concentrate to let-down to GF20)

Fan Housings

Housings

Integration

Instrument Panels

P-Airbag Chute

Channel

Assembly Parts

*Optional: Concentrate

Technology 45-60% reinforcement available

PP-GF45-05X551-1X

(concentrate to let-down to GF30)

PP (+) GF60-04

(concentrate to let-down to GF30)

Fan Housings

Structural Parts

Front End Modules

Pedals

Housings

E-Box etc.

Grades to Meet Application Requirements

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Celstran

®

LFRT

What’s the Limit?

Molded-in-color LFRT versus current talc-PP production

20% glass filled, achieved by blending natural PP with a

40% GF grade

No loose fibers visible on surface

Improved 60-deg. gloss

(2.9 drops to 1.8 in same tooling)

Significantly greater stiffness

Lower VOCs for cleaner cabin environment

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Bumper Support

Features and Benefits

Improved stiffness and strength vs. competitive materials

Allows for thinner wall design

Lower weight

Less material usage over the life of the program

Console Bin

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Outer console

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Side Fairings

Features and Benefits

Impact resistance

Creep resistance

Dimensional stability

Ability to withstand paint oven temperature

Passenger Side

Outer console

– PP molded in color

Driver Side

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Battery Box

Features and Benefits

Stiffness

Excellent impact

Excellent chemical resistance

UV stabilized

Improved aesthetics

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Shifter Base

Features and Benefits

Reduction of squeak and rattle TGWs for final assembly

Best cost-to-performance ratio vs. SMA and PC-ABS

Exceptional impact at low and high temperatures

Greater load bearing capacity

Increased sound dampening properties

Low carbon emission

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Powertrain

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Fortron

®

PPS Competitive Comparisons

Fortron

®

PPS Versus Other Thermoplastics (PAI, PEI, PES)

Superior resistance to fossil and biofuel blends, coolants, brake/transmission fluids

High flow enables more complex part geometries

Greater design flexibility; higher precision parts possible

Consistent molding of thin-walled, intricate parts, typically with faster molding cycles, yielding higher productivity

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Fortron

®

PPS Expands Metal / Thermoset

Replacement Opportunities

Criteria

Cost of Raw Material

Processing

Finishing Operations

Recyclability

Surface Finish

Impact Strength

Design Flexibility

High-Temperature

Properties

Specific Gravity

Finished Part Cost

Fortron

®

PPS

Higher

Easier and faster

Phenolic

Lower

Slower

None required

Easily recyclable and regrind reusable

Excellent

Requires secondary operations

Difficult to recycle and can’t use regrind

Excellent

Higher

Flexible

Excellent

Lower

Inflexible

Annealing required

Die-cast Metal

Lower

Slower

Machining

Can’t regrind

Machine surface

Higher

Inflexible

Excellent

Lower

Lower

Higher

Higher

Higher

Higher

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Fortron

®

PPS

Comparison With Other Materials

Relative Strength Comparison

Material

Fortron (40% Glass-Reinforced)

Fortron (53% Glass/Min-Reinforced)

Nylon 6/6 (33% Glass-Reinforced)

7-18

18-27

Aluminum

Zinc

Bronze

Brass

18-27

14-20

Relative Stiffness Comparison

Material

Tensile Yield

Strength (KPsi)

25

21

8.5

7-18

18-27

30-38

1.9

2.7

6.7

8.7

8.8

18-27

14-20

Fortron (40% Glass-Reinforced)

Fortron (53% Glass/Min-Reinforced)

Nylon 6/6 (33% Glass-Reinforced)

Phenolic (Hi-Strength Glass-Reinforced)

Aluminum

Zinc

Bronze

Brass

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Modulus

(10

6

psi)

1.9

2.1

0.9

2.0

10.0

12.0

13.0

12.0

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Specific

Gravity

1.6

1.8

1.4

1.9

2.7

6.7

8.7

8.8

Strength/Weight Ratio

(Normalized %)

100

75

39

24-61

43-64

29-36

24-61

43-64

29-36

13-20

10-15

13-20

10-15

Strength/Weight Ratio

(Normalized %)

100

94

54

89

311

151

126

115

17

Fortron

®

PPS

Additional Comparisons

Customer Benefits:

Fortron

®

PPS vs. Metals

Reduced waste and disposal problems, less environmental impact

Inherent corrosion resistance

Reduced part weight due to lower density (e.g., shipping costs)

Elimination/reduction of finishing steps; enhanced design freedom, reduced assembly time, part consolidation

Fortron

®

PPS Features

Regrindable; recyclable

Much lower density, e.g., 1.65 g/cm

3

vs. 2.7

– 7.0 g/cm

3

for metals

Excellent chemical/fuel resistance

Superior “as molded” surface finish

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Fortron

®

PPS for Powertrain

Typical Applications

Fuel systems (delivery modules, pumps, fuel rails, injectors)

Engine cooling (pump impellers, stators, rotors, crossovers)

Engine and transmission thermostat housings

Brake systems and transmission accumulator pistons

Turbocharger ducts, charge air coolers and actuator gears

E/E components (sensors, connectors, control modules, bobbins)

Ignition stick coils and coil-on-plugs

Throttle bodies and plates

EGR diverter valves, heat exchanger components, ducts, gears, bushings

Power steering gears and hose assemblies

Fiber reinforced coolant hoses

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Fortron

®

PPS

Electric Water Pump

Requirements

Resistance against water-glycol agent mix up to 140°C

Internal pressure up to 3 bar

High heat resistance also under high mechanical load

Tight tolerances for rotor bearing

Good flow-properties for wall thicknesses down to 0.5 mm

Electric Water Coolant Pump

Fortron

®

1140L6 / 6165A6

Fortron 6165A6

Fortron 1140L4

Ferrit-filled PPS

Fortron 6165A6

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Fortron

®

PPS E/E Applications

Sensors, Actuators, ECUs, Bobbins

Features and Benefits

Exceeds under-the-hood temperatures of 150°C with UL continuous use temperatures up to 240°C

Excellent dimensional stability and creep resistance

Heat shock resistance, -40°C to 170°C

Good dielectric properties

Ability to mold thin walls with low mold shrinkage and low differential shrinkage (i.e., excellent flatness)

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Bobbins

– Fortron

®

PPS

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Fortron

®

PPS

Drivetrain Systems

Features and Benefits

PTFE seal overmolded with Fortron PPS

Excellent chemical resistance to fossil and biofuel blends and petroleum oil products

Low creep at high temperatures

(short-term peaks up to 170°C)

Excellent dimensional stability

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Engine Crankshaft Seal

– Fortron

®

4332L6

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Fortron

®

PPS

Turbocharger Systems

Features and Benefits

Replace aluminum

Dimensional stability at elevated temperature

Pressure pulsation tests at 220°C over 500,000 cycles

(overpressure max. 2.1 bar)

Chemical resistance to automotive fuels and fluids

Sufficient toughness for crimping process weight : 2800g

Charge Air Cooler Tank

– Celstran

®

PPS GF40

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Fortron

®

PPS

Turbocharger Systems

Duct Requirements (Fortron

®

1115L0)

Weight reduction (30% weight savings vs. aluminum)

Temperature resistance up to 230°C

Weldable with all standard methods

Excellent chemical resistance to automotive fuels and fluids

Bracket Requirements

(Fortron

®

FX4330T7)

Low viscosity

Impact modified grade

High toughness

Perfect adhesion to pipe

Blow Molded Charge Air Duct

Fortron

®

1115L0

Fortron

®

FX4330T7

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Fortron

®

PPS

Greater Rigidity Over Non-PPS Polymers

Over time and equivalent loads, Fortron

®

PPS remains stiffer than Nylon

4/6 and PPA at elevated temperatures

Designers will need to use more material (i.e., thicker walls) to increase the stiffness of parts made from competing nylons

Flexural Creep Modulus 250

°F, 4350 psi, 1000 hours

Fortron

®

6165A4

Fortron

®

4184L4

30% glass, HS, N46

40% glass, Fortron 1140L4

45% glass, HS, PPA

65% min/glass, HS, PPA

33% glass, HS, PPA

40% mineral, PPA

0 200 400

Kpsi

600 800

Fortron

®

PPS

– Stiffness at Elevated Temperatures

1000

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Polymers for Low-Emission

Diesel Vehicles

Fortron

®

PPS

Celstran

®

LFRT

Celanex

®

PBT

Superior chemical resistance

No measurable contamination of the AdBlue

Suitable for direct contact with

AdBlue

Applications include pumps, valves, sensors and timing cases

Note: AdBlue is registered trademark of Verband der Automobilindustrie

Provides Long-term Performance in Contact with AdBlue

®

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Interior

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Interior Trim Applications and

Requirements

Tribologically treated components

Sun visor

Cable guidance

Gears and gear systems and housings

Metal substitution

Door handles

Door bezels

Functional parts

Clips and fasteners

Structural parts

Sun visor

Requirement

Low friction & wear

High stiffness/strength

High HDT

Low warpage

Low moisture abs.

Low friction and wear

High stiffness

UV-stability

Low warpage

High stiffness/strength

High HDT

Material

Hostaform

®

POM

Celanex

®

PBT

Celstran

®

LFRT

Hostaform POM

Hostaform

®

POM

Celstran

®

LFRT

Celanex

®

PBT

Celstran

®

LFRT

Hostaform POM

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Combining Structure and Appearance

Reduction of extra aesthetic trim parts or paint

Flexibility to design thinner wall structures (10

– 15%)

First surface class ‘A’ interior combined with structural integrity

Textured surface

Molded in color technology

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Celstran

®

LFRT for Appearance

Scratch and Mar

Celstran LFRT 20% vs. Talc-PP

(Ford A10 material)

Head-to-Head Testing Conducted

System: Ford Focus

Part submitted: O/H Console Door

Tested by: Detroit Testing Laboratory, Inc.

Test standards: Ford standards

Result: No visible whitening

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No Visible Whitening or Marring

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Overhead Console

Unique use of injection-molded long-glass fiber-PP materials

Above-the-beltline

Class A interior part

Light texturing and in light colors

Replaced a talc-filled TPO material that had insufficient thermal stability

Superior scratch and mar resistance

Improved strength, HDT and stiffness

(less warpage under heat)

Low gloss

Special UV-protection package helps stabilize the colorant

Components sonically welded to the bin door

Improved craftsmanship and appearance come at a slight cost reduction as well

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Celstran

®

LFRT

HVAC Vanes

The Challenge:

High modulus in very thin sections

“Robust feel”

Good surface finish

GM

– Corvette

The Innovation:

High modulus in thin

1.84 mm cross section

Class “A”, molded in color, without secondary finishing

Nissan

– Quest

Cadillac

– STS

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Door Scuff Plate

Features and Benefits

Class A interior part

Superior scratch and mar resistance

Improved strength, HDT and stiffness (less warpage under heat)

Enabled a simpler design

Eliminated two attachment clips (from 5 attachment points to 3)

Reduced installation cost

Reduced material costs

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Center Console Side Panels

Features and Benefits

Class A surface out of the tool (used on a premium vehicle)

Superior scratch and mar resistance

Low gloss and wide range of color capability

UV stabilized

Precolored and textured part

100% color-matched

No glass read-through

Offers higher stiffness than talc-filled

PP (by 65%)

Lower cost than ABS (~ 20%)

Eliminated the need for squeak and rattle countermeasures

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Sunshade Cassette

Features and Benefits

14% weight savings vs. previous design

Superior scratch and mar resistance

Allows part consolidation through a simpler design

Structural capability with appearance

Class A interior surface

Improved strength, HDT and stiffness

Low gloss and wide range of color capability

UV stabilized

First Surface Appearance and Weight Reduction

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Celstran

®

LFRT

Commercial Vehicle Gear Shift Lever

Features and Benefits

Manufactured using gas assist technology

Low warpage

Good surface finish

Weight and cost reduction vs.

PA66 SG35

This Appearance Can also be Achieved in Combination with Gas Assist Molding

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Hostaform

®

and Celcon

®

POM

Structure and Characteristics

Hostaform

®

and Celcon

®

POM Acetal Copolymer:

Linear structure and high crystallinity

Inherent high stability vs. thermal and oxidative degradation

(vs. homopolymers)

Attributes of Hostaform

®

and Celcon

®

POM

Broad operating temperature (-40°C - 100°C )

Good dimensional stability

– low moisture absorption

Excellent fatigue and creep resistance

Excellent tribology behavior

Low friction and wear resistant properties

Good chemical resistance

Fuels, solvents, strong alkalis

Resistant to environmental stress cracking

Easy to process

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Hostaform

®

POM

Cabin Environment

Hostaform

®

Next Generation XAP

2™

Advantage of Low Emission XAP

®

Grades

Hostaform

®

XAP

2

products will offer at least 50% improvement versus first generation XAP

®

products

Significant reduction in emission confirmed by customers

‒ Fulfilling future automotive OEM’s requirements <5 ppm

Hostaform

®

/Celcon

®

XAP

2

products will offer inherent

‒ Process robustness – no mold deposit

‒ Mechanical and chemical properties

‒ Impact resistance and resilience

‒ Excellent slip and wear characteristics

‒ Broad range of Hostaform ®

/

Celcon

®

XAP

2

grades available

Reduces VOC Emissions for Automotive Interiors

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Hostaform

®

POM Appearance Series

MetaLX

MIC (Molded In Color)

MetaLX

MIC technology can be used with POM, PBT,

TPC-ET and LCP

Eliminate associated costs with painting and plating

Reduction in secondary processing steps

100%

Eco-friendly vs. painting and plating

Potential cost savings realized for customer

Custom color matching available

Colors meet automotive UV requirements

80%

60%

40%

20%

8

Different

Manufacturing

Processes

(Including

Painting)

Minimum

4 Operators

MetaLX TM POM

Potential Savings

1 Manufacturing

Process

(Injection Molding)

1 Operator

0%

Painted/Plated Unit

Cost/Part

Raw Material

Additional Parts

MetaLX

Unit Cost

Manufacturing

Assembly

Hidden Costs in Paint and Plating Make

MetaLX™ an Attractive Alternative Solution

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Hostaform

®

MetaLX™ POM

Steering Wheel Bezels

Features and Benefits

Eliminates

Painting/top coating and related secondary costs

Paint waste/volatile organic chemicals

Painter part scrap and associated environmental impact fees

Special packaging and shipping

Resistance to stains, scratches, wear (durability) and most chemicals and cleaners

Color matching to interior painted or metallic colors

UV resistance

Achieve Metallic Look for Trim Parts without Painting or Plating

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Hostaform

®

POM Appearance Series

Laser Marking

Features and Benefits

Indelible image on low gloss and high gloss surfaces

Excellent contrast in white or colored characters

No pre-treatment required

Practical solution to existing marking methods

– Printing, labeling, others

Flexible

– contactless marking system

Fast and reliable

Excellent shot to shot consistency

– even complex 3D parts

Tamperproof

– traceability ensured

Excellent contrast

– sharp indelible images

Demo Plaque

LM90 CF2008

Cost Effective Mono-Layer Solution to Marking of Thermoplastics

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Hostaform

®

and Celcon

®

POM

Innovative Hybrid Platform Overview

Standard

Unfilled

Low

Permeation

Impact

Modified and Extreme

Toughened

Glass

Reinforced

Flexible

Improved

Resistance

(Weather,

Media, UV)

Medical

Technology

Appearance

MetaLX

and

Low Gloss

Electro

Conductive

Low Emission

Tribology

Low

Warp

Portfolio Designed by Application Demands

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Hostaform

®

POM S and XT Series

Overview

New POM (Hybrid) Backbone Technology Offering a Unique Solution:

Improves coupling strength to impact modifiers

– enhancing mechanics

Attributes: Hostaform

®

Impact Modified (IM) Series vs. Conventional (IM)

Products

Improved toughness-to-strength ratio and creep resistance characteristics

Superior weld line integrity

– broaden design freedom

Conventional (IM) POM Cross-section of weldline

New Hybrid Technology Superior Performance

Competitive

Homopolymer impact modified

Celanese Internal Testing @ 23 ° C

Hostaform

®

S 9364

25 µm

New Hybrid (IM) S and XT Series Cross-section of weldline

Competitive

Copolymer impact modified

25 µm

New Hybrid Technology Delivering Superior Performance

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Hostaform

®

POM S and XT Series

Summary

S (high impact) and XT (extreme toughened) series

‒ Greater design freedom / Improved weld line strength

‒ Broad portfolio / Right product for application performance

Superior Mechanical Performance vs. Competitive IM-POM copolymers

‒ Superior thermal stability vs. (IM) homopolymers

‒ Challenge out-of-kind (IM) - PAs and TPU resins

‒ Similar mechanicals and dimensional stability

Door

Systems

Gear

Systems

Fastener

Systems

Door and Window

Systems

Safety

Systems

Straps and Buckles

Door Lock

Components

Clips and

Fasteners

Window

Lift Systems

Retractor Plates and Pillar Loops

S and XT Series Challenging New Application Space for POM Solutions

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Hostaform

®

XGC Series

Overview

New Product / Unique Solution

Developed new POM (Hybrid) technology

New technology improves coupling strength to glass fiber

‒ Improved mechanicals vs. conventional reinforced POMs

‒ Closes the gap to glass fiber reinforced polyesters, PA6 and PA66

Current XGC (Extreme Glass Coupled) Series

XGC10, 10% short glass coupled

XGC25, 25% short glass coupled

XGC15 LW-01, 15% short glass coupled

– Tribology modified grade

XGC25 LW-01, 25% short glass coupled

– Tribology modified grade

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Hostaform

®

XGC POM Series

Benefits of XGC vs. Various NBAs

Property

Physical

Properties

Process

Applications

Emissions

Shrinkage

Temperature

Characteristics

Stiffness / Strength

Strain

Toughness

Processing temperatures

Pre-drying requirement

Hot water contact (>60°C)

VDA275

Lower anisotropic behavior

Operating temperature range

+

+

+

+

+

XGC

+

0

0

POM GF

PA GF

0

+

+

PBT GF

+

+

+

+

0

/

/

0 0 + +

Innovative High-Impact Platform Expands Opportunities

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Hostaform

®

XGC Series

Summary

Hostaform

®

XGC - Advantage vs. Polyesters and PA GF Resins

Balanced physical properties characteristics

Improvements in stiffness, strength and toughness

Improved mechanicals vs. conventional SGF reinforced POMs

Dimensional stability

– humidity and temperature independent

Process (thermal stability) robustness

Low emission VDA275 compatibility (under development)

Sample material available to support validation programs

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Technical Services

Engineered Materials

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Innovative Technical Polymers and Solutions

Creating Groundbreaking Solutions

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Polymers, Design and Processing Know How

Broad Technical Services

Intensive project consulting services

Material selection and feasibility studies

Component design support

Design support (CAE, structural analysis, mold filling simulation)

Product testing tailored to support your applications

Field support for prototyping and production optimization

In-house workshops and training

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1. Development of ideas

2. Component design and material selection

3. Mold filling simulation, prototyping

4. Tooling recommendation and engineering

5. Material specification testing

6. Component design validation

7. Production verification and support

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