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Product Profile

Industry: Filtration (Heavy Equipment)
Application: Plastic Center Tubes-Fuel, Lube, FWS Filters
Material Description: 33% Glass Reinforced Nylon 66

Requirements

  • Heat Resistance
  • Tensile Strength
  • Dimensional Stability
  • Chemical Resistance to Fuel, Lubricating Oils, and Hydraulic Oils

Customer Issue

A world class filtration systems supplier for various types of filters to the heavy equipment industry was under cost pressure to be competitive on a global basis without sacrificing their customers rigorous performance specifications.

AGS Injection Molding Solution

AGS Technology replaced virgin 33% glass reinforced PA66 with Injectoblend™ FPA66235 and utilizing the AGS injection molding process resulted in significant cost savings. The Injectoblend™ material meets all OEM plastic requirements and passes all end-use validation tests.