Metallized polyether sulfone reflector stands up to the heat


Auto Tier I supplier Delphi (Troy, MI) has recently started to employ a polyether sulfone (PESU) resin from BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) for the reflector used in an automotive interior lighting component manufactured using a metallization process.

After being injection molded, the complex and highly detailed part is metallized by means of physical vapor deposition (PVD), which is a process with demanding requirements for the plastic. The reflector is manufactured by Goletz GmbH (Kierspe, Germany).
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