Polyamide tackles high heat in turbo applications


Rhodia Engineering Plastics (Lyon, France) has debuted a heat performance grade of Technyl polyamide 66 resin specifically engineered for blowmolded parts for turbocharged engines.

Following on from diesel engines, turbocharging is now considered in Europe a critical technology for powertrain development for today's downsized petrol engines where performance and power output must be guaranteed.

Technyl A 548B2 V15 is the new grade for 2D and 3D blowmolding which allows complex tubular parts capable of resisting temperatures of up to 210°C. This complements Rhodia's Technyl offerings for turbo systems which includes the Technyl Heat Performance (HP) range of products for injection molded applications displaying continuous temperature resistance of 200°C.
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