MAGNUM™ 3416 SC saves privacy and part costs for VW
We supported Salamander Technische Kunststoffprofile to enhance quality and cost effectiveness of the VW T6 California sun blinds with MAGNUM™ 3416 SC.
The Porsche Panamera is a luxurious four-door sedan that is produced in a classical edition and an executive edition, which provides a slightly longer wheelbase. Therefore, Dräxlmaier, the German tier 1 for the Panamera with SOP in January of 2017, is manufacturing two variations of the mid console that is also containing a cup-holder application.
The mid console requires a material that combines an optimum heat resistance and high stiffness with best mechanical properties in case of flexural stress at spontaneous strain. Initially, tier 1 Dräxlmaier planned to manufacture the part with magnesium die-casting.
In a classical magnesium die-casting process the complex part contours must be deburred before they can be processed further for the component assembly. Trinseo suggested to switch to a MAGNUM™ grade: By changing to MAGNUM™ ABS, the supplier was able to relinquish the die-casting and therefor the burr removing, which significantly reduces manufacturing costs.
We adviced MAGNUM™ 3416SC, that offers high quality standards and guarantees best process handling. Its lot-to-lot consistency allows for optimal machine parameters settings. The high heat stability during a wide range of processing temperatures enabled the required part design freedom. The self-coloring MAGNUM™ 3416SC lets you use less pigments and helps lower logistic costs offering additional cost-saving opportunities.
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