Freedom of design, ease of manufacture


From bumper-to-bumper, BASF high-performance materials allow design flexibility, additional UV protection for mold in color (MIC) components and enable lightweighting opportunities.


BASF's Ultramid® (polyamide) and Ultradur® (polybutylene terephthalate) products are available with high stiffness and strength for metal replacement in exterior automotive applications. Our broad portfolio offer engineers materials that can be injection moldable as well as used in Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) with Elastolit® and Colo-Fast® products.


Exterior applications typically require excellent UV weathering performance. BASF's Ultramid, and Colo-Fast® brands have been used for decades to help customers achieve their requirements.