Low VOC acetal improves interior air

08/01/2011

A low emission acetal copolymer developed specifically for use in automobile interiors has been adopted in a seat-adjuster comfort mat in the lumbar support manufactured by Brose Group (Auburn Hills, MI) to improve interior air quality in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The grade is a member of the Tenac-C Z-Series from Asahi Kasei Plastics (Fowlerville, MI).

Z-Series engineered resins exceed the new VDA 275 performance targets for low VOCs and provided a natural lubricity, thus eliminating the need for any traditional grease or lubricants. The use of Tenac-C enabled vehicle weight reduction of 400 grams. per lumbar support mechanism. These eco-friendly features earned Tenac-C a nomination in the Environmental category at the 2010 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards....
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