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Fakuma (International Trade Fair for Plastics & Processing) 2011

Press Kit

2011-10-18 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials

Focusing on lightweight construction and electromobility

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is focusing its presentations at Fakuma on composite lightweight construction solutions for vehicles and flame-retardant materials for electromobility.

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2011-10-18 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials

Record breaking – polyamide oil pans for trucks

Oil pans fitted in the 12.8 liter Euro 6 engines for the Mercedes Actros from Daimler are up to 120 cm long, 40 cm wide and 35 cm deep. To date, they are the largest engine oil pans for trucks to be made of polyamide 6 and 66.

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2011-10-18 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Polymers , High Performance Materials

Investment in fiber-reinforced composites

LANXESS currently is expanding its leading position in fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites for lightweight construction applications. Extensive investments already have been made, in areas ranging from the development of custom materials and simulation methods, and the determination of characteristic material values to component testing.

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is focusing its presentations at Fakuma on composite lightweight construction solutions for vehicles and flame-retardant materials for electromobility. (Photo: LANXESS AG)

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This oil pan for the 12.8 liter engine holds 36 liters of oil and is made of the polyamide 66 Durethan AKV 35 H2.0. (Photo: LANXESS AG)

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For mechanical tests, such as the three-point flexural test, LANXESS developed the HiAnt polyamide model support using nylon composite sheet hybrid technology. (Photo: LANXESS AG)

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