Automotive supplier uses Evonik's resin to make lightweight gear levers

03/25/2012 | PlasticsToday.com

Eurotec Engineering Plastics is using Evonik Industries' polyphthalamide compound to manufacture a lightweight version of a vehicle gearshift component. "Our decision in favor of Vestamid HTplus M1000 was based on its good processing characteristics and the outstanding mechanical properties of the material. This allowed us to offer the OEM a customized product based on their future expectations that not only weighs less, but is also more economical than the previous solution," said Reha Gür of Eurotec.

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