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Engineering Materials

Technical parts

Check out the range of applications in technical parts where our engineering plastics are used.

Making better mechanical parts

Industrial equipment is driven by multitudes of mechanical parts. As we continue to develop new and better engineering plastics, we are helping our customers develop mechanical parts that are higher quality, safer, more sustainable, and more cost-efficient.

Advanced thermoplastics such as Stanyl are increasingly used in a broad range of mechanical parts. These parts are lighter, stronger, more flexible, and more recyclable that parts made from traditional materials such as metal. This provides engineers with the freedom to design better and brighter equipment.

Our Akulon material grades are proven effective in a wide range of applications from valves and pumps to gears and cable ties. And for industrial pipes and hoses, which are subject to extreme temperature ranges, our Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester elastomer is ideal. As we continue to develop our portfolio, our materials are increasingly built around bio-chemical engineering. Our latest material, EcoPaXX, is 70% bio-renewable.

Featured customer applications

Industrial Connectors

Electrical | Connectors

ForTii® PA4T allows for reliable solutions due to good electrical and mechanical properties (especially impact resistance) at low & high temperatures, excellent CTI values, UL94 V2 at 0.75 mm certification; ForTii® PA4T allows for colourfull designs due to good colourability with master batches

Industrial Control Gear

Electrical | Power distribution

Akulon® PA6 and ForTii® PA4T allow for reliable solutions due to good electrical and thermal endurance; Akulon® PA6 and ForTii® PA4T allow for more design freedom and/or potential system cost reductions due to part integration and thinner wall design and lower profiles possibilities, reduced cycle time with lower production losses

Lift truck steering wheel

Industrial equipment | Others

Improved surface appearance ;Lower molded-in-stress ;Reduced warpage ;Less required molding tonnage ;Increased design freedom

A scientific approach to building solutions

Our dedicated teams work closely with our customers to look at the entire process of developing new parts and components – whether it is a case of metal replacement, or developing solutions that are stronger, safer and more effective. Our methodical approach extends to every step of the process, from design and material performance to production and compliance.

  • Design

    Discover the new high-performing plastic solutions for the extreme demands of next-generation example.

  • Performance

    To ensure safety and part integrity, our high-performance plastics need to meet all of the relevant requirements for each application.

  • Production

    Improving on a part includes improving how it is produced. We can help you to improve the production and secondary operations processes.

  • Compliance

    Getting a part ready for commercialization includes ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations.

Explore our product portfolio

  • PA6 & PA66 - Akulon®

    Akulon polyamide 6 & 66 resins represent the best value in all-purpose engineering materials, offering an excellent balance of design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties in diverse operating environments.

  • PA46 - Stanyl®

    Stanyl is a high-performance aliphatic polyamide with a melting temperature of 295°C that due to its high crystallinity and fast crystallization speeds entails three key strengths.

  • PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    ForTii has a unique PPA's technology with high amide density. The ForTii platform includes polymers that are the highest crystalline, highest melting point and highest glass transition temperature amongst all PPA.

  • PET & PBT - Arnite®

    Our Arnite portfolio includes high performance engineering polyester plastics (PBT, PET, and blends) that combine high strength and rigidity with excellent processing characteristics.

  • TPC - Arnitel®

    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.

  • PPS - Xytron™

    Xytron is a high performance plastics compound based on linear polyphenylene sulfide. Xytron offers extreme chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and is intrinsically flame retardant.

  • PA410 - EcoPaXX®

    EcoPaXX is a high-performance aliphatic, biobased polyamide that uniquely balances the benefits of typical short and long chain polyamides, such as low moisture uptake and high mechanical performance.

  • PA6 & PA66 - Novamid®

    Specialty Polyamides based on PA6, PA66, PA6/66 with grades that offer performances that go beyond the standard range. A wide variety of grade customizations are available to meet specific demands.

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