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Mono-material PA6 Solution

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Mono-material PA6 Solution

DSM Engineering Plastics' Akulon Fuel Lock, a mono-polyamide 6 compound, reduces evaporative emissions from the fuel tanks of non-road, outdoor equipment and vehicles with small, spark-ignition engines. Akulon Fuel Lock supports sustainable practices by avoiding fluorination, a traditional barrier technology for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that can pose environmental risks.

The Akulon material for injection and blow molding applications provides resistance to permeation from the container, without the need for additives or post-molding treatments. Translucence allows consumers to visually determine the fuel level in the tank.

Akulon Fuel Lock solutions' low permeation rates and high impact resistance down to -40C, provides the ability to design thinner-wall fuel tanks that reduce weight and material and to utilize standard injection molding and blow molding tools and machines currently used for HDPE.

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