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Advanced material science for robotics

DSM offers a complete portfolio of advanced material solutions for robotics offering weight savings, improved safety, increased design flexibility, and lower manufacturing carbon footprint.

In addition to our broad material portfolio, DSM is a full-service material science partner with state-of-the-art global design capability, lifetime prediction modeling, electromagnetic shielding technology, testing, and global manufacturing support.

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Robotic structural parts

Robotics |

Material solutions for injection molding can reduce structural part weight by up to 30%. ;ForTii PPA and Xytron PPS offer industry-leading strength and high-temperature performance. ;UDea™ thermoplastic unidirectional tapes help reinforce structural parts to achieve up to 60% weight savings.

Robotic gears & gearboxes

Robotics |

Stanyl® offers a superior alternative to POM, PA66 and PPA with higher torque and temperature performance;Stanyl® provides a comparable alternative to PEEK with significant cost savings.;Stanyl® is a proven solution used to manufacture more than 100 million automotive gears each year;Stanyl’s higher torque & durability performance allow more compact gearbox designs saving space and weight

Robotic cable jackets & tubes

Robotics |

Arnitel® is a proven halogen-free solution for cables used in many E&E applications.;Arnitel® offers excellent flame retardant performance for safety. ;Arnitel® is formulated for both strength and flexibility, making it an ideal material for cable jackets and tubes.

Robotic grippers

Robotics |

Proven track record of performance in many key industries.;Formulated for easy processing, strength, chemical resistance, and a soft touch finish.;Food contact and medical grades available.

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Arnite® TV4 261 HR-HS

30% Glass Reinforced

Arnite® (PBT, PET and blends) are high-performance engineering plastics that combine high strength and rigidity with excellent processing characteristics. As a result, Arnite® A (PET)  and Arnite® T (PBT) are well suited for a broad range of automotive, electrical & electronic and consumer goods applications.

A wide portfolio of Arnite® is available including unreinforced, reinforced and flame retardant grades.

  • Hydrolysis resistant
  • Hydrolysis resistant or enhanced hydrolytic stability

UDea™ Akulon® K20HC50

50% Continuous Carbon Fiber Reinforced

  • Uni-Directional Tape
  • Heat Stabilized
  • Black

Arnitel® EM400

Injection Molding

Arnitel® is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.

In industries ranging from automotive to E&E, Arnitel® is increasingly being as a lighter, smarter, greener alternative to conventional rubbers – reducing environmental impact and ultimately, system costs.

The product is supported by an experienced and knowledgeable global team continuously working on new ideas and applications, as well as exploring new markets. By listening to your needs and understanding your process and products, we develop solutions that make a real difference.

  • Film Extrusion
  • Food Contact Quality

ForTii® XS51

50% Glass Reinforced

ForTii® XS51 offers an excellent balance of mechanical strength and flow. Its stable process behavior can allow high quality surface requirements such as Notebook covers. XS51 can support complicated geometry design and enabling robust mechanical performance in drop test.

ForTii® XS51 offers an excellent balance of mechanical strength and flow. Its stable process behavior can allow high quality surface requirements such as Notebook covers. XS51 can support complicated geometry design and enabling robust mechanical performance in drop test.

ForTii® XS51 offers an excellent balance of mechanical strength and flow. Its stable process behavior can allow high quality surface requirements such as Notebook covers. XS51 can support complicated geometry design and enabling robust mechanical performance in drop test.

  • PA4T
  • Flame Retardant
  • Halogen free and free of red phosphorous
  • Phosphorous free

Stanyl® TW200F6

30% Glass Reinforced

Stanyl® TW200F6 is a high heat polyamide that offers excellent creep resistance, strength, stiffness and fatigue resistance, not only at ambient temperatures but especially at high temperatures, while at the same time providing cycle-time advantages and excellent flow.

Stanyl® TW200F6 is a high heat polyamide that offers excellent creep resistance, strength, stiffness and fatigue resistance, not only at ambient temperatures but especially at high temperatures, while at the same time providing cycle-time advantages and excellent flow.

Stanyl® TW200F6 is a high heat polyamide that offers excellent creep resistance, strength, stiffness and fatigue resistance, not only at ambient temperatures but especially at high temperatures, while at the same time providing cycle-time advantages and excellent flow.

  • Heat Stabilized

Xytron™ G4024T

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.

  • Excellent Mold Release
  • Flame Retardant

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