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  • 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
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  • NOLA Case Study
    NOLA Case Study

    Report: NOLA100 Use of BASF Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation
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  • 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
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  • Ultradur HR Application
    Ultradur HR Application

    New Bosch ESP control module made from hyrolysis-resistant Ultradur®
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Ultramid® A4H
    Ultramid® A4H

    BASF's Ultramid® in new power-assisted steering system in Volkswagen and BMW cars
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  • Ultramid Airbag housing
    Ultramid Airbag housing

    Audi's uses Ultramid for first passenger airbag housing of plastic for its high-end models
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  • 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.
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  • Ultramid ® B3WG6 CR (Crash Resistant) PA6 (Polyamide 6)
    Ultramid ® B3WG6 CR (Crash Resistant) PA6 (Polyamide 6)

    Fiber™ Design Process: Pedestrian Protection - Lower Bumper Stiffener
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  • Ultradur B4300 G6 Application: Hammer drill
    Ultradur B4300 G6 Application: Hammer drill

    First plastic gear housing for the DeWALT hammer drill
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  • Drilling experts at work
    Drilling experts at work

    New cordless hammer drill from Bosch made of Ultramid®
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  • Soaking it up like a sponge
    Soaking it up like a sponge

    Polyurethane foam protects Nord Stream Pipeline through the Baltic Sea
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  • A cool twist: Polyurethane gel, comfort with a cool touch
    A cool twist: Polyurethane gel, comfort with a cool touch

    The NA Polyurethane raw materials slab foam team put the fundamentals of chemistry to the test - and the result was a cool twist on an age old product.
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  • The light runner
    The light runner

    The experts at ELASTOGRAN were consulted in order to implement the carbon fibre-reinforced PU component to turn the Geneva motor show 2007 prototype of the Artega into a motor-racing approved sports car, for everyday use.
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  • Real smooth movers
    Real smooth movers

    In the quest to perfect sport motorcycles, BMW partnered with Cellasto to craft a unique solution to the BMW K-series cardan shaft, just in time for spring roll-out, leaving customers enthusiastic about the improvements.
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  • The middle class car...
    The middle class car...

    Improving the new VW Golf VI by covering the centre console in a thermoplastic polyurethane, BASF helped take the Golf VI from an average, middle class car, to a car which is styled well above average.
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  • The new BMW GT — beautiful inside and out
    The new BMW GT — beautiful inside and out

    The new BMW Gran Turismo required an interior product that allowed unlimited freedom in design, but would also the elegance inside, to enhance the total driving experience. Elastoskin was the obvious selection - for its creative possibilities, and advantages in processing it offers.
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  • Automotive Interior Solutions
    Automotive Interior Solutions

    In March 2010, Hyundai partnered with BASF to create a revolutionary i-flow car that not only cut fuel consumption and pollution, but also clear the way for greater interior and exterior design freedom, while enhancing comfort and safety.
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  • Dream team: the new Ford Taurus and Elastoskin.
    Dream team: the new Ford Taurus and Elastoskin.

    In an effort to re-introduce the Ford Taurus as a car that was all about luxury, craftsmanship and character, BASF helped redesign a door panel with the look and feel of genuine hand-stitched leather, to reignite the nostalgia of the original Ford Taurus.
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