Compounds with recyclate said to meet standards for car exteriors
The company’s new compounds for exterior automotive applications are made with 20-40% PIR materials (Photo: Kraiburg TPE)
Thermoplastic elastomer specialist Kraiburg TPE (Waldkraiburg / Germany; has introduced compounds for exterior automotive applications that allows suppliers to manufacture components in the usual and required quality. The “RC/UV” series aims to meet the OEMs’ demands for weathering resistance and high surface quality while using 20% to 40% post-industrial recycled materials so suppliers can replace current components and contribute to a circular plastics economy.

The materials are also said to be suitable for underside and under-the-hood areas of automobiles. Target applications include water tank covers, air duct parts, wheel arch liners, drip rails and window encapsulations.
12.04.2021 [247404-0]
Published on 12.04.2021

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