03/15/2012

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NPE2012: Elastron highlights material solutions for automotive applications

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In the last few years the company successfully introduced its TPE materials in a number of applications. In 2011 it received approval from Toyota for glass encapsulation, in 2010 it reached approval and commercialisation of an automotive weather seal application, as well as Renault approval for Cowl vent seal and air filter applications and Fiat and GM approvals for break paddles. Other successful applications include horn cover application at GM Daewoo (2007), airduct application for VW (2008), plate air guide and mudflap applications for Toyota Verso and Auris models (2008), wiper spoilers for Renault (2008), pad heel application for Honda (2008), air intake hose/clean air duct application for Renault (2009) and four general TPV grades approved from Opel and GM for different applications (2010).

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