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Trade News | August 31, 2021
Lightweight and emission reduction – roof frames made with Ultradur® High Speed
The trend to panoramic roofs is ever increasing in the automotive industry. The actual sunroof opening in the headliner is supported by a structural bracket. Traditionally this is made of heavy steel. In close cooperation, Grupo Antolin and BASF have developed a plastic frame made of Ultradur® High Speed that can be used for open panorama headliners. The novel and newly design of these parts allow a weight reduction up to 60% compared to other traditional solutions. Besides a high dimensional stability, the Engineering Plastic convinces with excellent mechanical properties.