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Croda at Automechanika 2016: to Present Sustainable and Durable Adhesive Solutions

Published on 2016-05-10. Author : SpecialChem

Croda, a leading global supplier of speciality chemicals will showcase its automotive product portfolio this June at Automechanika 2016 in Birmingham, UK.

Croda has a diverse range of sustainable ingredients for automotive applications which enhance performance on numerous places within the car, in automotive fluids, plastic components, under-the-bonnet, temperature control applications; and those on the car, in coatings.

Maarten Heybroek, Sector President for Croda’s Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals commented “Croda exhibiting as a joint front for the first time shows our commitment to the automotive market. It is a great opportunity to showcase our broad innovative strength directly to the industry.”
Croda at Automechanika 2016
Fig. 1: Croda at Automechanika 2016

Croda will be located at stand 11G15 at Automechanika 2016. Technical experts with over 30 years’ experience will be present to discuss projects, offer samples and provide literature to take away for their wide range of speciality ingredients in the automotive market.

Some of the innovation areas that will be highlighted at the exhibition are:

Adhesives and coatings - Sustainable and durable solutions that protect cars against severe external factors such as extreme weather conditions, heat and greases. These smart ingredients enhance the performance of adhesives, coatings, engineering plastics and foams used in cars and other means of transportation and reduce production processing time and maintenance costs.

Lubricants - Ester base oils and high performance additives for a range of automotive fluids; particular expertise will be shown in managing friction, whether that be reducing or controlling it at a desired level.

Plastics - Speciality additives for various polymers to improve effects such as anti-static, scratch resistance, visible bloom, composite lubrication, UV protection and mold release as well as being cost saving. The additives can improve interior parts, exterior parts and under-the-bonnet components.

Phase change materials – Bio-based temperature control for in-cabin and for cold storage evaporators.

Technologies for advanced materials - Expertise in dispersion and rheology control of particulates, suitable for printed/ flexible electronics, wash coats for catalytic converters, capacitors and many other specialist applications.

About Croda

Founded in 1925 Croda has developed its position as a leading speciality chemical company producing an unrivalled range of naturally derived products for many industries.

The speciality chemical company is the name behind the high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the biggest, most successful brands in the world: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.

Source: Croda

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