New materials for a cooling water diffuser to save weight
Finding lighter and better components is a constant challenge for car manufacturers and their suppliers. Weight savings can already be achieved through new designs and component geometries. But there is also a lot of potential in the choice of materials.
Electric floor cleaners are the latest must-have gadgets in the houshold. Users expect a lot from the devices. In addition to impeccable function even in difficult areas of use, they also require a long living and aesthetically pleasing appliance. Manufacturers are constantly looking for new, better technical material solutions.
Full Shell Seat Vogelsitze "Pino"
It gets colorful in bus and train - how a full shell thermoplastic seat is available in different colors and at the same time meets the requirements of EN 45545-2.
Charging Port Flap AUDI e-tron
Small component - big effect. How a small hinge made of AKROLOY® PA GF 60 black (6418) ensures smooth opening and closing of the charging port flap of the AUDI e-tron
Increased fire protection for public transport. With AKROMID® B28 GF 25 9 natur (6360) a material could be developed, which completely satisfies the customer and fully meets the fire protection requirements.
Driving down costs and reducing weight has been a critical objective for household applications. One of the most effective ways of achieving this is to substitute metal with plastic.
Whale Babyfoot Pump
Whale Babyfoot Pump - help to keep Coronavirus at bay. AKROMID® B3 natural (2500) guarantees tight tolerances and excellent batch to batch consistency and therefore flawless production.
Rollax Strut Bearing
The new suspension strut bearing from Rollax GmbH enables precise steering movements with minimum noise development. The company AKRO-PLASTIC supplies the plastic compounds for the strut bearing. These had to be very robust, insensitive to dirt and have a high dimensional stability.
Quick Connector for Fluid Management
The new developed products AKROMID® B+ compounds based on PA 6 were presented at a joint meeting with aft Automotive GmbH and immediately aroused the interest of the application engineers at aft.
Bugaboo, one of the leading manufacturers of strollers, is constantly working on improving their products to keep them attractive for their customers. AKRO-PLASTIC developed special high flow AKROMID® PA6-compounds which combine strength, impact resistance and excellent surface appearance.
Gear wheels: Typical materials for use as gear materials are based on polyamide, polyketone, PBT, PEEK and POM. The material properties are improved by appropriate modification using GF and CF reinforcing fibres, also in combination with various slip additives such as PTFE, graphite, aramid fibres, molybdenum disulphide or silicone oil.
AUDI AG uses a newly developed plastic compound for covers of the new engine generation, which are subject to high continuous operating temperatures.
HTM Sport GmbH, based in the Austrian town of Schwechat and better known under its brand name Tyrolia, has developed a state-of-the-art production process for its ski bindings. Tyrolia uses AKROMID® B3 GF 45 1 black (3851) for this ski binding for the mechanically stressed parts.
Segment Vario-Systems of the latest generation: Through many years of experience in the plastics sector, AKRO-PLASTIC was able to recommend a compound based on polyketone (PK).
Extensive laboratory testing by AKRO-PLASTIC and Modine have confirmed that AKROMID® A3 GF 30 4 6 black (13690) also meets the requirements of the Modine specifications.
Fuel Filter Bracket
Fuel filter bracket manufactured by Hasenthaler Kunststoffverarbeitung from AKROMID® B3 CGM 15/20 1 black (5489)
Structural components in exterior areas
Structural components with visually appealing surfaces: Though many years of experience in the plastics sector, our experts at AKRO-PLASTIC were able to recommend a suitable material from the AKROMID® RM-M group.
Air Vents for BMW Mini Countryman
The heat-stabilised polyamide 6 compound AKROMID® B3 GF 30 1 reinforced with 30% glass fibre manufactured by AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, was able to meet all equirements of the vehicle manufacturer.
Top performance for high-performance materials. AKRO-PLASTIC offers carbon-fibre reinforcement of between 10% and 40% for all standard thermoplastic polyamides.
AKRO-PLASTIC has partnered with ZIEHL-ABEGG SE to develop a polyamide-6.10-based AKROMID® S compound for the “bionic bio-fan.”