Engine Compartment Protection | Mini GP
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The engine compartment protection in the MINI John Cooper Works GP is made of organic sheets allowing a robust design.

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advantages Strength and energy absorption improved by three times

Weight reduction: Up to 50 percent lighter than steel parts and 20 percent lighter than aluminum parts

Improved acoustic properties

material Sandwich component

Core: Direct Long Fiber Thermoplastic (DLFT) made of polypropylene and continuous glass fibers

Outer layers: Tepex dynalite 104-RG 601 (composite sheet, continuous glass fiber reinforcement, PP matrix)

process Compression molding process
development status Serial Production with low quantities
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Schirin Walter

Bond-Laminates GmbH
Am Patbergschen Dorn 11
59929 Brilon, Germany

+49 2961 96628 509

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH

Kennedyplatz 1
50569 Köln

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