Performance Materials North America
  • Search
  • |BASF.com
  • |E-Business
  • |Contact Us

Case Studies

 

Case studies available for viewing.

  • Autofroth® Marine Fact Sheet
    Autofroth® Marine Fact Sheet

    Utilized in boats, jet skis, buoys and protective floation devices, the resin and isocyanate chemistries in Autofroth® react when dispensed through the equipment to form a rigid polyurethane foam that provides flotation benefits
    Continue reading this case study

  • NOLA Case Study
    NOLA Case Study

    Report: NOLA100 Use of BASF Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultrason - The Material of Choice for Membranes (Filtration)
    Ultrason - The Material of Choice for Membranes (Filtration)

    Ultrason® provides excellent product performance due to its outstanding qualities
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultradur HR Application
    Ultradur HR Application

    New Bosch ESP control module made from hyrolysis-resistant Ultradur®
    Continue reading this case study

  • SPS Citadel Access Protection Source
    SPS Citadel Access Protection Source

    SPS Citadel Access Protection provides a new final barrier to delay and deter pirate attacks.
    Continue reading this case study

  • Dawson Bridge Deck Replacement
    Dawson Bridge Deck Replacement

    Installed 1,826m2 of SPS Bridge decks over a short summer period in parallel with renovation of main trusses.
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultramid® A4H
    Ultramid® A4H

    BASF's Ultramid® in new power-assisted steering system in Volkswagen and BMW cars
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultramid Airbag housing
    Ultramid Airbag housing

    Audi's uses Ultramid for first passenger airbag housing of plastic for its high-end models
    Continue reading this case study

  • Elastopor ® and Autofroth ® Rigid Polyurethane (PUR) Foams
    Elastopor ® and Autofroth ® Rigid Polyurethane (PUR) Foams

    Aerospace engineers and design professionals are looking beyond traditional solutions to meet more critical energy, performance, environmental and cost-saving demands. Many are finding exceptional success using materials made with BASF’s Elastopor and Autofroth rigid polyurethane foams. One approach is to replace relatively heavy metal structures with thinner metal/polymer composite structures based on rigid foam reinforcements.
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultramid ® B3WG6 CR (Crash Resistant) PA6 (Polyamide 6)
    Ultramid ® B3WG6 CR (Crash Resistant) PA6 (Polyamide 6)

    Fiber™ Design Process: Pedestrian Protection - Lower Bumper Stiffener
    Continue reading this case study

  • Ultradur B4300 G6 Application: Hammer drill
    Ultradur B4300 G6 Application: Hammer drill

    First plastic gear housing for the DeWALT hammer drill
    Continue reading this case study

  • Drilling experts at work
    Drilling experts at work

    New cordless hammer drill from Bosch made of Ultramid®
    Continue reading this case study

  • Creatherm, LLC, Indianapolis, IN
    Creatherm, LLC, Indianapolis, IN

    Creatherm™ radiant floor panels, manufactured by Createc Corporation using STYROPOR® EPS, offer contractors an innovative foam installation process that saves time and money.
    Continue reading this case study

  • American PolySteel
    American PolySteel

    Saving homeowners money using insulating concrete forms (ICFs) and STYROPOR(R).
    Continue reading this case study

  • Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.
    Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.

    BASF supplies Herman Miller with Ultramid nylon to produce many of the Mirra
    Continue reading this case study

  • Segway LLC, Bedford, N.H.
    Segway LLC, Bedford, N.H.

    Segway LLC and molder C&J Industries, Inc., specified BASF’s Ultramid 8334G nylon 6 engineering plastic grade as the material of choice to produce wheels for the Segway Human Transporter (HT).
    Continue reading this case study

  • FCI, Westland, Mich
    FCI, Westland, Mich

    The APEX 2.8 line of wire harnesses for automotive electrical and electronic systems uses Ultramid® A3EG7 glass-reinforced nylon 6,6 resin.
    Continue reading this case study

  • Cooper Wiring Devices, Peachtree City, Ga.
    Cooper Wiring Devices, Peachtree City, Ga.

    Cooper Wiring Devices supplies more than 10,000 electrical wiring devices for residential, commercial and industrial markets. A material that delivers precise color matching, durability and good flow properties in the injection molding process is required to effectively produce these innovative components.
    Continue reading this case study

  • International Heating Systems Manufacturer Viessmann
    International Heating Systems Manufacturer Viessmann

    The international heating systems manufacturer Viessmann, Germany, now uses BASOTECT® melamine resin open-cell foam to insulate its solar collectors.
    Continue reading this case study

  • Styrotech/STYRO-STOP™, Incorporated
    Styrotech/STYRO-STOP™, Incorporated

    Styrotech uses BASF's STYROPOR® resin to produce STYRO-STOP Direct EPS foam for direct-to-deck metal roofing designs in commercial buildings because of the material's consistency, performance and environmental benefits.
    Continue reading this case study