At the JEC World 2019 in Paris, France, Mitsui Chemicals unveiled the "hour´s Pod" concept car. Self-driving vehicles will usher in a more diverse range of ways to enjoy time and space while traveling. “hour's Pod” creates new value for the transportation environment by combining multiple refined materials. The technological capabilities of Mitsui Chemicals make the concept possible.
TAFNEX™ materials used in Concept Car "hour's Pod"
Recycling study of TAFNEX™
Investigation of three TAFNEX™ waste streams and mechanical testing of the recycling grades
Local reinforcement of a tailgate
Mechanical properties increased by adding TAFNEX™ CF-PP UD in the injection molding process
Functionalization of thermoplastic profiles
Together with our partners ANYBRID GmbH, INOMETA GmbH and the Institute for Lightweight Construction and Plastics Technology at the Technical University of Dresden, we have rethought the functionalization of high-performance…