Typical material choice for bumper covers remains TPO offering a high gloss cap, great impact, low thermal expansion, and UV resistance. ABS with acrylic fills this need.
Custom thermoforming plastic parts for the transportation industry.
Transportation has continued to be a growing market for the plastics industry during the last decade. The need for aerodynamics and interest in reducing weight to improve fuel efficiency are of particular importance. The continuing growth of the transportation market’s use of plastic materials, both on the exterior and on the interior of many trucks, means continued thermoforming innovation and delivery. To find out more about the ways in which Spencer Industries provides custom thermoforming solutions for the transportation industry, you can contact us today.
Similar to the bumpers, TPO ranks as the material of choice with a gloss of a standard TPO with great impact and UV. In this high impact area, TPO outperforms castings, FRP, and laminated wood processes in cost and durability.
This area usually uses HDPE as the material for strong impact, UV resistance, and low cost vs. ABS or TPO. The thermal expansion is more than ABS and TPO, but by design we made this material acceptable to help reduce cost.
We use ABS with a high gloss or low gloss in this application to help with the aerodynamics of the truck.
We find ABS with low-gloss Korad cap or standard co-extruded low gloss cap with a Seville texture the most common selections for interiors. Easy to clean, scratch resistant, and looks great. We also use ABS with a soft touch cap as another material in interior applications.
Spencer Industries Incorporated
902 Buffaloville Road
Dale, IN 47523
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