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ForTii® - PA4T/PPA

The PPA with POWER

ForTii is a breakthrough high temperature polyamide with heat stabilized and halogen-free flame retardant grades for demanding applications in the electronics, lighting, automotive, white goods, industrial and aerospace industries. We developed the ForTii E&E portfolio in close co-operation with leading OEMs and tier 1 connector and socket manufacturers to ensure we give our customer what they want – and need.

The ForTii MX metal replacement portfolio enables engineers and designers to realize structural parts with robust part performance over a large temperature range and in aggressive environments (road salt, battery acid, coolants, mineral oil). That means a high temperature polyamide with a broad and versatile portfolio of grades that deliver high performance with a unique balance of properties.

It’s all in the application…

Our markets

  • Automotive

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    ForTii helps meet the defining trends in automotive electrical and electronics: Mass reduction for cost savings, increased miniaturization, design flexibility, and better heat management.

  • Electrical and electronics

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    Our ForTii thermoplastic addresses market trends for miniaturization and convergence of electronic devices like cell phones and computers. It offers performance benefits simply unmatched by traditional materials…

  • Browse all our markets

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    Our innovative high performance plastics are developed to meet a wide variety of technological challenges. Our industry experts, scientists and engineers work hand in hand with our customers to develop next generation solutions.

ForTii product information

ForTii is a breakthrough high temperature polyamide with halogen-free flame retardant grades for a range of demanding applications.

Discover its properties, processing characteristics - and of course the different grades we offer…

  • Properties

    ForTii offers you a unique balance of properties including excellent dimensional stability, compatability with lead free reflow soldering, and the highest stiffness and mechanical strength at extreme temperatures.

  • Processing

    ForTii® offers excellent performance when used in injection molding. It gives you better processing with a high flow, suitable for thin-wall molding and applications with demanding designs.

  • Portfolio

    We already offer a wide portfolio of ForTii grades – with more to come. Our portfolio includes both (halogen-free) flame retardant and non-flame retardant grades for both E&E and automotive markets.

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Featured customer applications

Free-form camera housing

Electronics | Desktops / PCs

ForTii® PA4T offers better mechanical properties and thermal properties compared to alternative materials; It has outstanding adhesion performance with silicone; Thanks to ForTii’s unique color stability, the material was able to withstand the high processing temperature and yet, maintain the desired white color after the overmolding process

Structural Parts with ForTii® Ace

Automotive | Body | Structural Parts

Up to 50% weight reduction in comparison with metal;Part integration and increased design freedom;Easy and robust processing;Potential applications: engine mount/bracket, transmission parts, structural oilpan, timing chain cover, actuator and EPS housing, etc.

Antenna Components

Electronics | Mobile Phones

ForTii® Eco LDS62 allows for reliable solutions due to its stable dielectric constant and loss tangent allowing for higher data transmission rates with limited signal losses and due to its high mechanical robustness and; Good surface quality; ForTii® Eco LDS62 allows for very cost effective solutions due to aspecial technology that enables incorporation of very fine and precise electrical circuitry by highly cost-effective laser direct structuring LDS; ForTii® Eco LDS62 allows for sustainable solutions due to its 30%-60% content derived from renewable resources

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