Case Studies

PP LGF. An optimized technology for thermoplastic tailgates

Detail view of a liftgate

Weight and cost reduction. A 2015 Plastverarbeiter article

This article was originally published in German in the Spring 2015 Plastverarbeiter magazine. In the article, we elaborate on our thermoplastic tailgate solution for the Renault Clio.

The tailgate project was a successful collaboration with our long-term partner, Renault. We managed to set another milestone in the lightweighting endeavors of the automotive industry, by proposing the use of our PP LGF material system ENLITE™ Structural Polymers. Long glass fiber proved to be an excellent choice not only for the tailgate, but also as a proof that this technology is one to watch out for in the future.

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