Automobiles and motorcycles

Inter-cell spacer

Insulator between battery cells.

Products

XYRON™

Grades

T series and 340Z
・Tracking resistance
・Hydrolysis resistance
・Acid and alkaline resistance
・Stable long-term physical properties

Features

・A material with a high degree of freedom in design suitable for the housing.
・A low specific gravity material with excellent creep characteristic, non-halogenated flame retardancy, and dimensional stability.
・Excellent thin-wall moldability, contributing to space saving and weight reduction.

Bus bar cover

Cover of conductor through which high voltage and large current flows.

Products

XYRON™

Grades

TF701, TA720, X9110

Features

・Thin-wall moldability, insulation, and heat resistance.
・Some grades have oil resistance. Easy to handle.

End plate

Component parts for battery module.

Products

LEONA™

Grades

SN series; SN11B and etc.
GF reinforced, non-halogenated flame retardancy, V-0

Features

・Moldability
・Laser printability
・Strength
・Toughness
・Electrical characteristics (CTI)
・Heat resistance

Fuel cell

Components for fuel cells

Products

XYRON™

Grades

500H
・Non-reinforced heat resistant grade
・Low elution performance
・Acid resistance

Features

・Low elution from resin (ions, oligomers, and etc.) to water
which is highly evaluated by customers.
・Excellent hot water resistance and acid resistance, and physical properties hardly deteriorate even when components are immersed for a long period of time.

Cylinder head cover

Privent oil splash from engine

Products

LEONA™

Grades

14G33
Excellent moldability/secondary workability and mechanical property

Features

40% lighter compared with aluminum

Engine mount bracket

Braket of the anti-vibration device attaching to the engine unit

Products

LEONA™

Grades

14G50

Features

・Heat resistance
・High strength / high stiffness
・Fatigue resistance

Chain guide shoe

Support shoe parts for automobile engine timing chains

Products

LEONA™

Grades

1442/1542
By optimally dispersing lubricant, excellent low friction and wear resistance together with mechanical properties and moldability of general PA66 resin.

Features

・Low friction, low wear
・High heat resistance
・standard and high molecular weight grade available

Timing chain case

Keep chain clean by preventing from water/dust.

Products

LEONA™

Grades

SV104
The special polymer design of LEONA™ SV series enhances the damping effect of vibration and sound compared to general PA66. Blending glass fiber can improve its strength and rigidity higher.

Features

・High attenuation performance
・High strength
・High heat resistance

Water / oil pump

Oil pumps for engines, brakes, etc.
Cooling pumps for batteries, and etc.

Products

LEONA™

Grades

BG230

Features

・Uses plant-derived materials
・Low water absorption
・Laser welding

Water pipe

Engine cooling water circulation pipe

Products

LEONA™

Grades

53G33
・Low water absorption, GF33% reinforced grade
・Low water absorption provides excellent hydrolysis resistance and calcium chloride resistance

Features

・Heat resistance
・Hydrolysis resistance
・Calcium chloride resistance
・Moldability (molding of bent pipe)

Fuel pump module

It is a part that is mounted on the fuel tank of a vehicle and has a built-in pump and fuel filter in the lower case, and sends purified fuel from the upper flange to the engine.
The main parts are made of POM resin, which has excellent fuel resistance.

Products

TENAC™

Features

・Excellent fuel resistant property.
・Excellent creep resistance.

Door mirror base

Highly estetic and stiffer door mirror base to check sides and rear view.

Products

LEONA™

Grades

91G60, 90G33
Excellent balance of high stiffness, good appearance, weatherability, and easy moldability.

Features

・Good appearance
・Weatherability
・High stiffness
・Easy moldability

Inside door handle / case

・Achieves the UV resistance and chemical resistance required for automobile interior parts without painting.
・Changes in the mechanical properties and color tone due to heat aging and UV irradiation have cleared the standards of each OEM.
・It complies with OEM in-vehicle environmental standards (reduction of volatile components), which are becoming stricter year by year.

Products

TENAC™

Grades

TENAC™-C Z4513:Medium viscosity, low formaldehyde emisson, UV resistant copolymer grade
TENAC™-C ZM413:Medium viscosity, low formaldehyde emisson , UV resistant, metallic appearance copolymer grade

Features

・Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) property of the highest level in the industry.
・Excellent UV resistance.
・The metallic appearance grade enables high designed product surface without painting.

Rear view mirror bracket

Bracket holding the mirror to check the rear view

Products

LEONA™

Grades

SG104、SG105
High stiffness, good appearance, and easy moldability

Features

・Vibration reduction due to high stiffness
・Appearance as an interior part

Through anchor

The through anchor is installed on the center pillar, and the metal parts are coverd with POM resin to maintain the slidability with the seat belt made from polyester.
In addition, high-viscosity UV-resistant homopolymer grade 3013A is used because it is required to have impact resistance in the automobile crash and UV resistance because it is an interior part.

Products

TENAC™

Grades

TENAC™ 3013A:Ultra-high viscosity UV resistant homopolymer grade

Features

・UV resistance
・Excellent imapct strength.

Seat-belt press button

・It has the high UV resistance and low formaldehyde emisson properties required for automobile interior parts.
・It has excellent impact strength and is not easily damaged even in an emergency.

Products

TENAC™

Features

・Industry's highest level of low VOC (volatile organic compound) performance
・UV resistance
・Impact strength

Motor gear

Since the gears used in the motors that window lifters, wipers, seats, etc. are required to have high durability, high-viscosity homopolymers are mainly used.

Products

TENAC™

Features

・Excellent durability.
・Excellent creep property.
・Weight reduction is possible by replacing metal with POM resin.

Smart key housing

Key housing allows you to unlock and lock vehicle and turn the engine on and off while keeping it in your pocket or bag

Products

LEONA™

Grades

90G33
combines high rigidity, good appearance, weather resistance, and easy moldability.

Features

・Good appearance
・Weatherability
・Easy moldability

In-vehicle camera
(lens barrel, lens spacer)

Lens barrels and lens spacers used in various cameras installed in cars

Products

XYRON™

Grades

・XP640 PPA/PPE blend + GF40%
・DG040, DG340 PPS/PPE blend + special glass filler 40%

Features

・Demonstrate high heat resistance, high strength, and high stiffness performance comparable to high heat resistance PA.
・Suppress the decrease in mechanical strength under high temperature, and reduces anisotropy of dimensional change by blending special glass filler.
・ Contribute to cost reduction of metal components by resinification.

Head-up display

Head-up display components installed in cars

Products

XYRON™

Grades

・ DG040 PPS/PPE blend + special glass filler 40%
・ 744Z PPE/PS blend (Non-reinforced)

Features

・By blending PPE with PPS, dimensional stability at high temperatures is improved, and by blending special glass filler, dimensional anisotropy is reduced.
・UL flame retardancy V-0, deflection temperature under load 135 °C, excellent balance of heat resistance, toughness and dimensional stability.

Window regulator(Carrier plate)

POM is often used for window regulators (wire type), which are elevating devices for window glass, because of their excellent slidability and durability.
The carrier plate is made from ultra high viscosity homopolymer, which has superior fatigue resistance and high creep resistance,because it supports the window glass and receives a long-term load.

Products

TENAC™

Features

・Excellent durability
・Superior fatigue resistance, excellent creep property
・Weight reduction is possible by replacing metal with POM resin.

Relay block / junction box (XYRON™)

Storage case for relays, fuses, etc.

Products

XYRON™

Grades

A0210 (PA / PPE blend):. High heat resistance, high toughness, low water absorption kow dimensional change (compared to nylon material)
A0230: A0210 equivalent grade, which is using localized raw materials in the ASEAN region .
AF700 (PA / PPE blend): High heat resistance, low water absorption low dimensional change, and UL V-0

Features

-Improve changes in water absorption dimensions while maintaining the excellent heat resistance and toughness of PA.
-Can be used for advanced designs that require toughness due to our materials' strength and high toughness characterestics.
・ UL V-0 grade is also available.
-By producing hexamethylenediamine, which is the raw material for PA, in-house (the only Japanese company), we have achieved stable supply and high quality.
・ By localizing raw materials overseas, we maintain a stable supply and cost globally.

Nickel metal hydride battery cell case

As Asahi Kasei Group Environmental Contribution Products, this product contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions at the stage of use.

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Products

XYRON™

Grades

Xyron™ Excellent Lightweight Grade
・Lightweight (low specific gravity)
・ Alkaline resistance
・Gas barrier
・Metal degradation resistance

Features

This material was developed to achieve lightweight and the various requirements for battery cell case.