Components integration and light-weighting
BASF Ultramid® (polyamide) helps to complement metals or replace them depending on the end requirements of the customer.
Ultramid® has been used in Plastic-Metal Hybrid (PMH) Front End Modules (FEM) and Grille Opening Reinforcement (GOR) production concepts for decades. When metal alone cannot provide the performance and meet the weight targets, applying PMH concepts help the customer to more likely achieve their objectives.
Next generation concepts apply unique assembly techniques that enable an all composite solution to outperform traditional PMH technologies.
In addition, highly glass filled or short carbon fiber filled Ultramid® materials provide further lightweight and higher performance opportunities for FEMs, GORs, and Active Grille Shutter (AGS) systems
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