Rear Muffler Cover | BMW i8
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The local reinforcement of the thermoplastic compression molding compound allows that the cover undergoes no deformation or failure in the hot environment of the rear muffler. The composite improves the strength and impact resistance of the component in freezing temperatures.

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advantages Resistant to low temperatures

Very rigid at high temperatures in the environment of the rear muffler

Improved strength and impact resistance

material Compound: Direct long fiber thermoplastic (DLFT) made of Polypropylene with long glass fibers

Insert as surface layer: Tepex dynalite 104-RG601 (composite sheet, continuous glass fiber reinforcement, PP matrix)

process Compression molding
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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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