Under the hood
In the automotive industry, you need PA66 products that perform to a higher standard.
Automotive under the hood applications
Vydyne® resins and compounds help you get the most out of every part you produce. For under-the-hood applications, Vydyne products deliver superior chemical and heat resistance.
Ascend's expert applications development specialists help your engineers and designers develop innovative and cost-effective nylon solutions to satisfy your design criteria.
- air spring housing
- air suspension piston
- alternator cover
- bearing retainer
- carbon canister
- connectors and fasteners
- diesel fuel heater cap
- electric battery tray
- fuel filler housing
- jounce insert
- junction box
- other structural
- pedal box
- power steering (PS) reservoir
- shock cover
- thermostat housing
The Vydyne® R533 series of 33% glass fiber reinforced nylons are general purpose, injection molding grades which are lubricated for good machine feed, flow and mold release. Also available as Vydyne R533 NAT and Vydyne R533 NT.
Vydyne R533 series resins are members of a wide range of glass reinforced resins supplied by Ascend Performance Materials. Other glass fiber loadings available include 13% and 43%.
Vydyne® R513H BK02
Vydyne® R513H BK02 is a general purpose polyamide, 13% glass fiber reinforced and heat stabilized. This injection molding grade resin is lubricated for machine feed, flow and mold release. Vydyne® R513H BK02 is a member of a glass reinforced family supplied by Ascend Performance Materials which also includes 33% and 43% glass fiber loadings. These resins provide a range of cost performance products in which tensile strength is increased with the increasing glass fiber loadings. Also available are Vydyne R513H and Vydyne R513H Black.
Vydyne® R533H NT
Vydyne® R533H NT is a 33% glass fiber reinforced nylons that is a general purpose, injection molding grade that is lubricated for good machine feed, flow and mold release. Also available as Vydyne R533H, Vydyne R533H01, Vydyne R533H NAT, Vydyne R533H BK10A0, Vydyne R533H BK02 and Vydyne R533H BK0201.
For fuel-efficient turbocharged engines, the Vydyne® PA66 HT-series provides high levels of resistance to property degradation
Vydyne® R543H Nylon resins are general purpose, 43% glass fiber reinforced nylon resins. Available in natural and heat stabilized natural and black.
Vydyne® R530H NT
Vydyne® R530H NT is a general purpose polyamide, heat stabilized, hydrolysis resistant, 30% glass fiber-reinforced nylon resin. It is specifically designed to maximize the retention of physical properties when exposed to anti-freeze solutions at elevated temperatures. This product is also lubricated for improved machine feed and flow.