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BASF Offers Solutions For Auto Manufacturers

October 1, 2010

BASF recently presented solutions that can help automotive manufacturers be successful. The presentations took place at the Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (SPE ACCE), Sept. 15-16, in Troy, MI.

“BASF offers versatile, customized solutions that contribute to weight reduction, sustainability and material replacement. We help our customers in the automotive industry make high-performance composites even for the most demanding applications,” said Gero Nordmann, market development manager for BASF in North America.

BASF experts delivered two presentations during the conference, “Eco-friendly Copolymers Offering Clean Manufacturing, Reduced VOC Emissions, Excellent Performance,” by Gero Nordmann and “Design and Part Performance Testing for Thermoplastic Automotive Oil Pans - North American Market,” by Ray Ballou.

Diethard Schneider, ContiTech Vibration Control, presented “High Duty: Lightweight Polyamide Engine Mount.” The presentation included an overview of how BASF’s Ultramid A3WG10 CR thermoplastic material contributed to the successful weight reduction of the transmission cross-beam designed by ContiTech for the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 550i.

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