Car interior is part of the motion experience. All the surfaces have to look and feel good, to keep their initial beauty and remain a healthy and enjoyable environment. Under even more scrutiny than its outside, car cockpit requirements are getting more and more stringent everyday. Light and heat are among the main factors of plastic parts degradation therefore a long term heat resistance and UV protection are essential. Bleached and brittle plastic car parts are not only aesthetically unattractive, but could even become unhealthy for the car users. Low VOC (volatile organic compounds) emission is one of the most important trends of the plastic car industry.
Clariant offers a broad range of solutions providing strong resistance against UV radiation and elevated temperatures to plastic parts, and preventing them from fading and blooming, so they keep their high quality appearance for a long time.