THE RUBBER ALTERNATIVE
Thanks to specific design features that improve comfort and noise reduction, thermoplastic solutions offer a great alternative for numerous seals. With economic and environmental benefits such as lower part cost, weight reduction, lower VOC, ease of manufacturing, and recyclability, thermoplastic material solutions are being widely adopted by parts manufacturers globally.
From our wide range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), thermoplastic polyolefins (TPO), flexible polyvinyl chlorides (PVC), and adhesive polyolefins (APO), Mitsubishi Chemical can be your one stop shop for all your material needs.
- TEFABLOC™: TPE-S TPE-Sv and TPO
- TREXPRENE™: TPV
- SUNPRENE™: High performance flexible elastomeric PVC
- VINIKA™: Flexible PVC
- MODIC™: APO
MCPP material solutions are available, or can be developed, for a variety of automotive exterior and sealing applications including:
|Air Dams||DLO and Sash Moldings||Glass Encapsulation or Grommets||Roof Rack Seals|
|Inner & Outer Belt Line Components||Fender Seals||Glass Run Channels (GRC)||Skin & Slip Coats|
|Corner Moldings||Gap Fillers||Molded & Extruded Exterior Trims||Weatherstrip Moldings|
|Cowl Seals||Garnish||Roof Ditch Molding (RDM)|
- Light weight
- UV resistant with no yellowing/blooming
- Smooth surface appearance
- Compatibility for multi-material concepts with many polymers, including EPDM
Most of our sealing & exterior polymers are also compatible with polyolefins, including filled PP used to replace the metal core. Special solutions also adhere to most engineering polymers including: ASA, PC, ABS, SAN, PA, PBT, DURABIO™and cross-linked EPDM.