News | May 30, 2014

Celanese Showcases Fortron PPS For Under-Hood Automotive Applications

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will be delivering technical presentations about new Fortron® PPS (polyphenylene sulfide) productivity and processing properties for automotive applications at the ITB Automotive Engine Air and Cooling Systems 2014 conference on Thursday, June 5 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Michigan.

Fortron PPS is a semi-crystalline polymer often used to replace metals and thermosets in various automotive, electrical/electronics, aerospace, fluid handling, and industrial and consumer applications.

Using advanced polymer technology and processes, Celanese manufactures Fortron PPS, which is designed to excel at high continuous-use, under-hood temperatures. Fortron PPS offers excellent dimensional stability, inherent flame resistance and broad chemical resistance — including automotive/aircraft fuels and fluids, strong acids and bases (pH 2 to 12) — even at elevated temperatures up to 240 degrees Celsius (464 degrees Fahrenheit).

Visit Fortron PPS to learn how Celanese develops a leading composite solution that can replace aluminum, steel and die-cast metals and other materials in throttle body valves, crankshaft flanges, water pump housings and impellers, thermostat housings, air management systems, as well as alternative and bio-fuel applications, and hybrid powertrain components.

Technical presentations featuring Fortron PPS:

  • June 5th at 8:30 a.m. Central Time
    Ke Feng, Product Technologist, Celanese Corporation
    Topic: New PPS Compounds with Improved Productivity and Processing Properties
  • June 5th at 5:00 p.m. Central time
    James Mechowski, Sales Manager, IVP Plastics
    Topic: Gas Assist Molding Process for Tubular Cooling Parts

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,400 employees worldwide and had 2013 net sales of $6.5 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com .

All registered trademarks are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates.

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