Manufacturers of automotive composite materials face many challenges. High production costs and the need to lightweight vehicles without compromising safety are just two. These composites must also exhibit durability in extreme conditions and smoothly integrate into existing production processes. 

Key element of the value chain 

BASF is the right partner in the value chain to meet the increasing demands of the globalized automotive industry. We can contribute with dispersions and additives by developing tailored materials, optimizing manufacturing processes, and providing lightweighting and durability solutions to address the challenges in automotive composite manufacturing. 

Binders for all fiber types 

Our Fiber Bonding unit offers a broad range of binders – from thermoplastic to thermoset – for automotive applications. They are suitable for various fiber types – glass, synthetic, and natural fibers – facilitating the production of advanced fiber-reinforced composites for automobiles. These binders enable all our customers to meet their important targets for automotive composites. 

Explore our products and solutions for lightweight composites, improved cost-efficiency, and emission reduction! 

Our binders for advanced automotive composite design can be combined with different fiber types to manufacture manifold automotive applications: 

  • Acrodur®
  • Acronal®
  • Styrofan®

Binder Applications

Our binders like Acrodur®, Acronal® and Styrofan® can be used in combination with different fiber types to manufacture manifold automotive composites.​

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