Ratchet wheel of seatbelt retractor system made from a low-emission, impact-resistant thermoplastic from Ticona.
Using plastics under the hood in place of metals is something that’s been underway for the past 20 years. And the transitions continue.
“Steel, in particular, has redoubled its efforts,” Paul Spevetz, product marketing manager, Automotive Interior/Exterior for Ticona Engineering Polymers (ticona.com), acknowledges, speaking to the issues of the greater deployment of plastics in automotive applications, particularly on exteriors.When it comes to interiors, plastics have a solid position.
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