Automotive


Clariant supports China’s auto industry in critical weight reduction & safety, high performance under the hood 

ClariantShanghai, June 14, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, turned its Chinaplas 2018 spotlight on innovative, no-VOC masterbatches to support the Chinese automotive industry’s response to progressive new fuel-economy standards and reducing vehicle emissions.

Mactac announces new colours and faster matching service for the MACal 9800 Pro Series

Mactac announces new colours and faster matching service for the MACal 9800 Pro Series. (Photo: Mactac, PR008)SOIGNIES, Belgium, June 11, 2018 – The FESPA 2018 show in Berlin saw Mactac Europe launching 16 new colour choices and faster colour-matching for the popular MACal 9800 Pro range — including six new colours inspired by Mondrian’s palette. It means an even wider range of choices for long-term vehicle marking, window graphics, decorative & signage panels, and other branding applications.

SABIC expands portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film for high-temperature dielectric capacitors with new 7- and 10-micron gauges 

SABIC’s new 7µm and 10µm (micron) ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film grades further expand the company’s portfolio. They enable the design of lightweight, compact, high energy density capacitors that can store large amounts of electrical energy for long periods without significant current leakage or loss of charge at high temperatures. This technology offers important advantages for capacitor applications, such as high dielectric constant and insulation resistance and low dielectric loss.BERGEN OP ZOOM, THE NETHERLANDS, June 6, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is introducing at PCIM (Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion) Europe 2018, in booth #6-138, two new gauges of ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film for high-temperature, professional-grade capacitor applications. These new additions of 7µm and 10µm (micron) thicknesses to SABIC’s industry-leading portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film respond to customers’ requirements for film that can meet the voltage requirements of different capacitors and open the door for new design options. PCIM Europe is held in Nuremberg, Germany from 5 - 7 June 2018.

Beaulieu Fibres International gets to the heart of Asia’s growth segment needs at ANEX 2018

Caption: Meralux offers improved liquid management for a dry feeling.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Wielsbeke, Belgium – June 05, 2018 – Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polyolefin fibre supplier, marks its Asia Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference (ANEX) debut with unique products and capabilities to support innovation at a local level within the automotive and hygiene segments.

Moog’s New Test Controller for Automotive Test Labs Easily Balances Reliability, Value, and Features

New Moog Digital Test Controller’s modularity allows for jobs big and small working for hydraulic and electric systems. (Photo Moog, MGPR1708)East Aurora, NY, USA, June 5, 2018 – Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) – a designer and manufacturer of high-performance motion control products and solutions – has developed the Moog Test Controller, a new 1 – 32 channel, modular test controller, for automotive test lab managers, to improve the quality of test data, speed up test setups and decrease the time it takes labs to complete tests. Moog engineered its new Test Controller to satisfy lab managers’ desire for an easy-to-use product that delivers exceptional value with a wide set of features.

TE Connectivity fills gap in automotive market with plug-in, compact contactor

TE Connectivity fills gap in automotive market with plug-in, compact contactor. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR003)HARRISBURG, PA – June 4, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced its new EVC 80 main contactor for hybrid and electric vehicles. The product expands TE’s portfolio of contactors specifically designed for high voltage requirements in hybrid, full-electric and fuel cell vehicles, as well as in-vehicle charging systems.

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