Chemical Foaming Agents for Automotive Lightweighting

Bergen International has a proven line of Chemical Foaming Agents to help you maximize your cost savings in your Automotive Lightweighting processes.

Whether you are involved with Injection or Blow Molding, Sheet or Profile Extrusion; whether you need sink mark removal, warp reduction, weight reduction, or are striving for a Class A finish; Bergen can work with you to identify the best CFA for your application. We have a comprehensive line of Endothermic, Exothermic and Endo/Exo blend CFAs; with products available for a wide variety of resins, processing temperatures, processes, and application environments.

Chemical Foaming Agents for Automotive Structural and Cosmetic Parts

Bergen International has CFAs for various engine compartment parts such as:

  • Air filter housings
  • Air intake structures
  • Washer/Brake fluid containers
  • Engine covers
  • Battery housings
  • Support/Frame structures
  • Engine compartment trim
  • Noise dampening systems

 

 

 

Bergen International has CFAs for various automotive interior parts such as:

• Dashboard trim and support structures
• Door panel trim and support structure
• Handles, switches, consoles, etc.
• Cosmetic trim
• Interior panels
• Trunk wheel wells and support structures

 

 

Chemical Foaming Agents for Automotive Injection Molding and Extrusion Applications

Included in our line of Chemical Foaming Agents are the following CFAs for weight reduction, sink mark removal, and warp reduction applications for these popular Automotive resins:

Molding

PP Foamazol™ 62
Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 71 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 72 Weight Reduction

PC XO-331 Sink Removal
  XO-230 Weight Reduction

ABS Foamazol™ 62 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 71 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 95 Weight Reduction

PS Foamazol™ 95 Weight Reduction

PE Foamazol™ 62 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 71 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 72 Weight Reduction

TPE Foamazol™ 62 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 71 Sink Removal
  Foamazol™ 92 Weight Reduction

Extrusion

Olefins (LDPE, HDPE, PP) XO-339 Weight Reduction
  XO-256 Relatively Smooth Skins

 

 

Custom Automotive Lightweighting Products and Customer Assistance

Bergen International can also work with you to customize CFAs for your process, and provide technical assistance and help with onsite product approval if needed.