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  • Carbon Core BMW

    Innovative Hexion Epoxy Resin System Specified for Structural Components by Leading German Automotive OEM


    The BMW Group has selected an Epikote™ epoxy resin system from Hexion for the production of several structural composite parts on its new BMW 7-Series automobiles.


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  • JEC 2016 Award

    Hexion Fast-Cure Epoxy Resin Systems Help Reduce Production Cycle Times on JEC Award-Winning CFRP Decklid Concept


    Hexion contributed materials and processing expertise that helped speed production and reduce weight in a decklid concept designed by Continental Structural Plastics which won a 2016 JEC Innovation Award.


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  • FastForm FastRTM

    Hexion Joins FastRTM and FastFORM Projects, Contributing Latest Thermoset Matrix and Binder Technologies for High Build Rates


    Hexion recently joined the French FastRTM and FastFORM projects, dedicated to demonstrating the feasibility of mass producing structural automotive components using the resin transfer molding (RTM) and preforming processes.


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  • Composite Coil Spring

    Composite Coil-Spring Technology Wins Major Industry Award


    The Society of Plastic Engineers’ (SPE) 45th Annual Automotive Innovation Awards Program gave its top honor for the chassis/hardware category to the team that developed the first-ever composite coil spring for automotive production. Resin technology from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) was key to the breakthrough.


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    Hexion Presents Article on Bakelite Engineering Thermoset Made COR Compressor


    In the February 2015 issue of Plastics Engineering Hexion presents an article on a Bakelite Engineering Thermoset made COR compressor. Overall, through simulation and selection of new, high performance engineering thermosets, an extremely efficient and cost-effective COR compressor that meets demanding specifications was designed.


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  • ACCE award

    Hexion Carbon Fiber Epoxy Door Structure Wins “People’s Choice” Award at ACCE


    Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. (“Hexion”) won the “People’s Choice” Award for the “Most Innovative Composite Part” at the annual Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) last month in Novi, Michigan. The lightweight carbon fiber epoxy door structure submitted by Hexion was singled out by vote of conference attendees.


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  • Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE)

    Hexion to attend the Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE)


    Hexion Inc. (Hexion) will be highlighting its latest developments in EPIKOTE™ epoxy resin systems, EPIKURE™ curing agents and Bakelite® engineering thermosets for high volume automotive applications. Visit us at the Automotive Composites Conference & Exposition, Booth P-3 to speak with one of our experts.


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  • CETIM

    Hexion Inc. delivers on its promise at the JEC show by exhibiting automobile composite part for mass production


    The next step in helping automobile manufacturers mass produce composite components was taken by Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) and is being featured at the JEC Show in Paris.


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  • Automotive News

    Hexion and ISK Collaborate to Support Bakelite® Engineering Thermosets in North America


    Bakelite® engineering thermosets from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion”, “Hexion” or the “Company”) have stood the “test of time” when called upon for high heat and chemical resistance in various applications. Evolved from the original Bakelite® materials created by Dr. Leo Baekeland in 1907, modern versions of Bakelite® materials have found use again in automotive under-the-hood components as cost-effective, lightweight replacements for steel and cast aluminum parts.


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  • Automotive News

    Hexion Inc. Breaks the Two-Minute Cycle Time Barrier for Mass Production of Composite Parts


    COLUMBUS, Ohio – (March 12, 2013) – The two-minute barrier for mass production of composite parts has been broken by Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”). A new EPIKOTE™ 05475 Binder and EPIKURE™ 05500 Curing Agent fast-cure epoxy system developed for resin transfer molding (RTM) and liquid compression molding (LCM) processes enables mass production of automotive composite parts.


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    Hexion Inc. to Open Advanced Applications Development Center for Lightweight Structural Composites Used in the Automotive, Aerospace and Mass Transportation Markets


    New German lab will speed production and testing of custom solutions.


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    Hexion Signs Agreement for Collaborative Research on Automotive Composites with Western University Center


    COLUMBUS, Ohio - (Sept. 3, 2013) – A new collaborative agreement between Hexion Inc. (“Hexion”, “Hexion” or the “Company”) and the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at Western University will bring a total solutions approach to high-volume, lightweight composites for the North American automotive market.


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  • Automotive News

    Hexion to Unveil New EPIKOTE™ 620 Preform Binder System at JEC Show in Paris


    Automobile manufacturers are now better able to mass produce composite parts thanks to a new binder system introduced today by Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”). The EPIKOTE™ 620 Binder System, introduced at the JEC Composites Show in Paris, enables mass production of automotive composites using hot-melt preforming processes.


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  • Automotive News

    New Hexion Inc. Technology Enables Mass Production of Class-A Composite Parts


    A broader range of composite products for automotive Class-A production is now available from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”). A new generation of epoxy resin transfer molding (RTM) systems is available in EPIKOTE™ 04695-1 Resin and EPIKURE™ 05490A Curing Agent.


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