Luxembourg — International Automotive Components said it has used spray polyurethane to shave weight from dashboards in the new Maserati Levante, sports utility vehicle.
Polyurethanes shave weight for Maserati
Speaking to journalists at Autocar Pro, Gajanan Gandhe, executive director — India and vice-president, South Asia, Africa, IAC said: PU-sprayed inner dash insulation with back foaming achieves weight reductions of about 20% compared with previous technologies. This is coupled with a superior acoustic performance.
"PU-sprayed dash inner insulation has been in production at IAC Spartanburg, South Carolina, US and IAC Straubing, Germany, where it recently debuted on the new luxury Maserati Levante sports utility vehicle, " he added.
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