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Engineering Materials

Advancing Material Science for Fuel Systems

Manufacturers of fuel system components know each part must work without failure to ensure efficient and safe vehicle operation. DSM works with the world’s leading automakers and tier suppliers to leverage material science to reduce weight and improve efficiency. We offer a full line of advanced thermoplastics and global application development support to improve performance.

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Fuel Line Connectors

Automotive | Engine Fuel System

EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for reliable solutions due to its highly resistance and impermeability to conventional gasoline fuel (E10) as well as to the more sustainable E85 fuel, due to its good mechanical properties (outperforms current materials used in low temperature impact tests carried out at -30°C) , its very good dimensional stability (proven by short term aging at 100°C); EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for sustainable solutions since it is 70% derived from renewable resources

Fuel Vapor Separators

Automotive | Engine Fuel System

EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for reliable solutions due to its highly resistance and impermeability to conventional gasoline fuel (E10) as well as to the more sustainable E85 fuel, due to its good mechanical properties (outperforms current materials used in low temperature impact tests carried out at -30°C) , its very good dimensional stability (proven by short term aging at 100°C); EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for sustainable solutions since it is 70% derived from renewable resources

Fuel System: Various Components

Automotive | Engine Fuel System

EcoPaXX® PA410, Stanyl® PA46 and Akulon® PA6 allow for reliable solutions due to their high resistance and impermeability to conventional gasoline fuel (E10) as well as to the more sustainable E85 fuel and to their good mechanical properties at various temperatures

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Akulon® K224-HG7

35% Glass Reinforced

Akulon® is our family of high performance polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 materials, used by customers across the world in applications ranging from automotive, electronics & electrical, to furniture and packaging.

We offer Akulon® grades for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion (including barrier film, stock shapes, convoluted tubes, and mono and multi filament).

In molded parts the material offers an excellent balance of easy design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties over a wide temperature range and in diverse conditions. Meanwhile for extrusion the strength, resilience and easy processing of Akulon® sets the market standards.

  • Heat Stabilized

EcoPaXX® Q-HG6

30% Glass Reinforced

EcoPaXX® Q-HG6 is a long aliphatic polyamide with excellent chemical & hydrolysis resistance for use in thermal management applications as well as other structural parts.

EcoPaXX® Q-HG6 is a long aliphatic polyamide with excellent chemical & hydrolysis resistance for use in thermal management applications as well as other structural parts.

EcoPaXX® Q-HG6 is a long aliphatic polyamide with excellent chemical & hydrolysis resistance for use in thermal management applications as well as other structural parts.

  • Heat Stabilized

Xytron™ G4010T

40% Glass Reinforced

Xytron™ is a high performance plastic compound of DSM Engineering Plastics, which is based on PPS (polyphenylene sulphide).

Xytron™ offers extremely good chemical resistance, dimensional stability, intrinsic flame retardancy and high stiffness.

Because of its outstanding properties, Xytron™ contributes to an excellent performance in many different applications.

  • Flame Retardant
  • Improved flow
  • Good or high flow

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