Teijin to Unveil World's-first Polycarbonate-resin Pillar-less Front Window for Tommykaira ZZ Electric Vehicle
Teijin Limited announced today that it will unveil the world’s-first polycarbonate-resin pillar-less automotive front window, installed in the Tommykaira ZZ electric vehicle (EV) produced by GLM Co., Ltd., during Automotive Engineering Exposition 2017 Nagoya from June 28 to 30.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170627006582/en/
GLM, an EV manufacturer launched by Kyoto University , expects to acquire street-ready certification for the Tommykaira ZZ fitted with Teijin’s PC-resin window, after which it will offer the window as a special equipment for the car from this autumn.
PC resins are prohibited from use in automotive front windows due to safety standards. Teijin’s PC-resin window, however, thanks to its high resistance to abrasion and weather, meets new Japanese standards that will become effective in July, paving the way for its use in the Tommykaira ZZ.
Teijin also will market its PC-resin window for automakers in the U.S. and the EU, where demands are increasing for PC-resin products that meet new safety standards.
Teijin, by thickening the perimeter of its PC-resin window, has managed to eliminate the need for the A-pillar. As a result, the transparent PC-resin window achieves unobstructed sight lines for safer driving and more enjoyable sightseeing. The integrated PC-resin pillar-less window also is 36% lighter in weight than an equivalent conventional front window with an A-pillar.
Teijin already provides PC-resin solutions for plastic glazing, including for train and automotive applications, leveraging PC resin’s competitive advantages over glass, including 200 times greater resistance to impact and just half the weight. In March, Teijin developed a new plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (plasma CVD ) hard-coating technology.
Japan’s new automotive safety standards will require plastics-glazed windows to offer enhanced resistance to abrasion and weather in vehicles models released from July. Simultaneously, PC resin will become available for automotive front windows.
About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE:3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 170 companies and around 19,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY741.3 billion (USD 6.5 billion) and total assets of JPY 964.1 billion (USD 8.5 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.
Please visit www.teijin.com
+81 3 3506 4055
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Ved at skrive dig op her, vil du modtage pressemeddelelser på mail når de udsendes. Indtast din mail og følg instruktionerne. Det er ligeså let at melde sig fra igen.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
CQN-SMITHS-DETECTION22.9.2017 18:04 | pressemeddelelse
CORRECTING and REPLACING Smiths Detection Wins Biggest Ever Single Order for Next-Generation Hold Baggage Scanner for Frankfurt Airport
MA-ICP-CONSTRUCTION22.9.2017 16:39 | pressemeddelelse
California Sports Surfaces’ Rebound Ace Portable Court to be Used at Inaugural Laver Cup
SMITHS-DETECTION22.9.2017 13:02 | pressemeddelelse
Smiths Detection is Supplying the Latest Technology for ECAC Standard 3 EDS Upgrade at Frankfurt Airport
VESPA-INTERACTIVE22.9.2017 13:02 | pressemeddelelse
Mobile RPG ‘King’s Raid’ Set to Launch in European Markets
IBC201722.9.2017 11:34 | pressemeddelelse
IBC2017 Reports Record Visitor Numbers in Its 50th Year
MONEY-TRADE-COIN21.9.2017 19:47 | pressemeddelelse
The Listing of Money Trade Coin on Cryptocurrency Exchange and the Rising Promise of a New Era in Dubai
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter, og finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum