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LANXESS at the VDI conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, 2013

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2013-03-13 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials , Company News

High-tech lightweight design with thermoplastics

At the VDI conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering,” LANXESS will focus its presentation on the outstanding opportunities in car production offered by lightweight design with polyamide and PBT compounds.

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2013-03-13 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials

LANXESS pursues a leading position in lightweight design

After acquiring Bond-Laminates, LANXESS is now pursuing a leading global position as a supplier of high-tech thermoplastic materials for lightweight design to serve the green mobility market.

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2013-03-13 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials

Making metal superfluous

Even passenger car front end carriers can now be designed exclusively of plastic, as illustrated by the new Skoda Octavia.

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The headlamp supports of the TGX and TGS are made of Durethan DP BKV 60 H2.0 EF, a highly reinforced polyamide 6. The U-shaped center front step, which is connected to the headlamp supports, is injection-molded from the PET+PBT blend Pocan TS 3220. Photo: LANXESS AG

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The headlamp supports of the TGL and TGM are made of Durethan DP BKV 60 H2.0 EF, a highly reinforced polyamide 6. The center cover and the headlamp covers are manufactured from the unreinforced PET+PC blend Pocan C 1206. Photo: LANXESS AG

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LANXESS HPM's special advantage is its comprehensive expertise in the areas of concept development, CAE, process and industrial engineering and component testing. This know-how is pooled for customer service under the brand name HiAnt. Photo: LANXESS AG

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The special feature of this structural component is that compared to the few all-plastic front end carriers in existence, even the top cross-member, extending all the way to the fender carriers, contains absolutely no sheet-metal reinforcements. Photo: LANXESS AG

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