Dashboard of a car

Gain cost/performance advantages with plasticized PVC automotive parts

Jayflex™ plasticizers help car manufacturers and automotive equipment manufacturers meet the demand for extreme temperature conditions and durability. They also enable the latest design changes for lighter and more fuel-efficient vehicles.

Both inside and outside the car, Jayflex plasticizers deliver both performance and cost advantages over alternative materials. They are the preferred solution for insulating materials used in automotive wiring and cable applications. 

Applications

  • Wire and cable
  • Trim and molding
  • Sealants and mastics
  • Underbody coatings
  • Floor mats
  • Truck tarpaulins
  • Seat upholstery
  • Instrument panels
  • Sound-deadening panels
  • Grommets and gaskets

The performance capabilities of Jayflex plasticizers meet key requirements of automotive manufacturers using plasticized PVC.

  • Resistance to fogging (volatized plasticizer condensing on glass surfaces)
  • Impact resistance
  • Low temperature flexibility
  • Proper feel to finished products (no slick or sticky surfaces)
  • Adaptability to a variety of processes

Jayflex plasticizers recommended for automotive applications can be selected from the following grade families:

Making it safe

Life isn't so hard with Jayflex™ plasticizers.