Performance Polymers

Energy efficient, durable and safe -
BASF materials for your innovations in appliances 

Main drivers of the appliance industry are a low energy consumption, SMART home and sustainability – just to mention some. Regulatory changes will challenge the industry. Materials which are state of the art today will not fulfill the increasing standards of tomorrow. What you need is a partner that develops today the materials meeting the requirements of the future, a partner who offers the whole portfolio and know-how of engineering plastics as well as polyurethane foams for the appliance industry. 

Household appliances: Cooking, cooling, cleaning 

From vacuum cleaners to household appliances and washing machines, our portfolio includes a wide variety of products that make everyday life easier.  Our foams can be used in different applications and  therefore contribute to create a real home. With regulations constantly changing and energy efficiency becoming increasingly important, our household materials are designed today to meet the demands of tomorrow.

Refrigerator and freezer – VIP applications:

To increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint, a new version of the EU energy label for appliances was being introduced. Since 1 March 2021 the new energy label is applicable for the following four household product categories: fridges and freezers, dishwashers, washing machines, and television sets.

Besides these strict EU labels also producers and consumers all around the globe are demanding highly energy efficient solutions. BASF has a wide product portfolio to answer this demand for electrical appliances.  We want to make sure that your products can meet all the demands that are placed on a sustainable household.


Our high-performance materials for the appliance market:

Best in class PU-insulation systems with high productivity

Engineering plastics 

Our appliances material solutions ensure that your products are safe and stay SMART; we offer flame retardant grades and electronic quality grades within our Ultramid and Ultradur portfolio. To meet your requirements regarding design and aesthetics we provide transparent and translucent polyamides but also glossy and scratch resistant products. Get in contact and challenge us.

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