TenCate Advanced Composites is driving changes in the automotive market around the world. There is strong global pressure for increased mobility coupled with reduced carbon dioxide emissions and increased safety requirements. Demand for lightweight, strong materials is increasing.
As a developer and manufacturer of both thermoset and thermoplastic materials for the automotive market, TenCate is perfectly positioned to provide a total advanced composite material solution for a wide range of applications and manufacturing processes.
Because of their inherent structural strength, our composite materials are a benchmark for high-quality engineered thermoplastic composite materials in the automotive industry. These polymers can be customized to meet the needs of a variety of needs.
Using experience and knowledge developed over decades, TenCate thermoset and TenCate Cetex® thermoplastic materials have a broad and proven range of structural, cosmetic and high-temperature application areas.
In the automotive industry, selection of a material is often based on the ability to offer high-volume manufacturing of lightweight components. Our current batch production processes successfully and consistently deliver high-quality products for customers where cost leadership is an important factor. TenCate advanced composite materials offer equivalent strength and stiffness, but with a lower weight, when compared to metallic parts.