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Trucks Sport Styrenic Body Parts

by Marc S. Reisch
November 18, 2013 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 91, ISSUE 46

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Credit: Styrolution
Styrolution resins make DAF Truck components shatter-, impact-, and UV-resistant.
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Credit: Styrolution
Styrolution resins make DAF Truck components shatter-, impact-, and UV-resistant.

A new series of commercial vehicles from Netherlands-based DAF Trucks uses styrene acrylonitrile copolymers for the truck cabin and related parts. Styrolution, which supplies the polymers for the cabin of the XF 106 series, says its Luran resins stand up to environmental degradation, and they don’t splinter and fly apart in the event of a crash.

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