Mobility

Nearly nothing is changing as fast as the transportation and automotive industry. SEKISUI in Europe is at the forefront of this evolution supporting clients with high performance materials and innovative products – to achieve improved comfort, safety, durability and fuel efficiencies.

Innovation to accelerate the transportation industry’s evolution

SEKISUI's primary concern is not only to optimize a car's safety but also to make driving as comfortable as possible for every passenger. Therefore, SEKISUI's products maximize passengers' convenience by reducing noise and increasing security through materials that are fire-retardant, highly durable and lightweight.

Automotive Exterior

PVB interlayer films’ resilient designs prevent glass from shattering through adhesive properties.

  • S-LEC™ Clear Film – ensures high impenetrability, to protect the glass from shattering and minimize the likelihood of occupant injury.
  • S-LEC™ Sound Acoustic Film – significantly reduces noise of wind and car-engine, as well as traffic noise and other external sounds.
  • S-LEC™ Wedge Film – wedged angle controlled PVB combines technology for head-up displays with sound insulation and solar insulation interlayer film.
  • S-LEC™ Solar Control Film – reduces heat for increased passenger comfort and reducing A/C usage.
  • S-LEC™ Colour and Shaded Interlayer Film – widely used in the automotive market and available in different colours and customized shading for privacy (safety) glazing, and can be combined with sound-insulation.

Provides improved adhesion to oily surfaces, such as door locks and seat frames.

  • Oily Surface #586 – double-faced adhesive tape made of thin non-woven fabric base material coated with rubber adhesive.

Double-sided foam lamination tapes for the mount and fixture exterior parts such as head- and tail lights with gaskets and weather strips.

  • #5782 Series – all-round tape for the affixture of various interior and exterior parts, i.e. tail lights, tonneau covers and weather strips.
  • ·#533 Series – laminated foam tape to fix attachments, gaskets and weather strips to windows and the car body.

Double-sided foam lamination tapes for the mount and fixture of mirrors, attachments or panels used in automotive interior and exterior.

  • #5761E – foam lamination tape to mount manufacturer emblems or lettering to the exterior car body.

Enhancement of dry-fabrics through nano-level metal sputtering for interior and exterior applications.

  • AURORADE™ (also known as Color Carbon) – ultra-thin and lightweight coloring of carbon fabrics through the use a unique metal sputtering technology to create light interferences. Expression of the full color spectrum is possible without losing the natural feel of the fabric; no chemical additives needed.

Automotive Interior

Single-faced adhesive tape composed of toluene-free acrylic adhesive and polyethylene base material for the application of wire harnesses. Strong adhesion to olefin materials, such as PP and PE.

  • #735A – wire harness tape on PE Cloth substrate that is easy to tear by hand.
  • ·#900EP – wire harness tape on PET substrate with increased heat resistance.

Low emission and ultra low VOC tape with high adhesion that is suitable for use in vehicle cabins. It meets all guidelines for specific VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and has a low TVOC. Applicable to PP, PE, PU and EPDM materials.

  • Low VOC #5782 – double-faced non-woven meeting all VOC standards for the use with HVAC systems, seating, plastic interiors and handle attachments.

Double-sided foam lamination tapes for the mount and fixture of mirrors, attachments or panels used in automotive interior and exterior. Excellent adhesion to rough surfaces, holding power and weathering resistance.

  • #532S – foam lamination tape to mount mirrors to rear-view or side mirror housing or glass.
  • #533 Series – foam lamination tape to fix attachments and weather strips to windows and car body.

Enhancement of dry-fabrics through nano-level metal sputtering for interiorand exterior applications.

  • AURORADE™ (also known as Color Carbon) – ultra-thin and lightweight coloring of carbon fabrics through the use a unique metal sputtering technology to create light interferences. Expression of the full color spectrum is possible without losing the natural feel of the fabric; no chemical additives needed.

Made from high-performance polyolefin foams, also used for instrumental panels, centre consoles, door panels and headliners.

  • Alveolen® – crosslinked horizontal PO foams NLC LV, NLT LV, especially developed for twin-sheet vacuum forming.

Thermo-expandable microspheres, with liquid hydrocarbon inside a thermoplastic shell.

  • Advancell® EM – microsphere used in car headliners, door trim panels, instrument panels, underbody coatings, window glass run channels, and rear trays. Gives interior elements light weight and a smooth surface. Volume increases by 50-80 % in volume and 3-4 times in diameter, when heated.

Made from high-performance polyolefin foams for sound insulation and sound absorption with high temperature resistance.

  • Alveocel® – extruded PO foam LP FR N PM for flat absorbers
  • Alveocel® – extruded PO foam LP FR VF for box absorbers

Made with high-performance polyolefin foams for improved soft touch in interior applications.

  • Alveolit® – crosslinked vertical PO foam TLA LV, TP VF, TP LPM2, TP SE.
  • Alveolen® – crosslinked horizontal PO foam NA LV.

Automotive electronics

Polyvinyl acetal resin and polyvinyl butyral (PVB).

  • S-LEC® B/K – used in applications like ceramic binders, special coatings or adhesives for printed circuit boards. Offers high heat stability for the circuit boards thanks to its high glass transition temperature.

PVB interlayer films’ resilient designs prevent glass from shattering through adhesive properties.

  • S-LEC™ Wedge Film (incl. acoustic, solar, colour ) – sound and solar film compatible for head-up displays, thanks to superior wedge angle control.
  • S-LEC™ Luminous Film – a type of PVB that allows illumination of transparent glass for messages or ambient light effect.

Specialty tapes to be used in the interior to affix, mount and bound HMI and display related devices.

  • ​#5200 Series – line-up of very thin and soft black foam lamination tapes with various thicknesses and adhesives for automotive interior and exterior use. Specialty tape for the mount of CID units, displays and display covers with excellent impact absorption, dustproofing and waterproofing properties.
  • #3800 Series – line-up of very thin and soft black foam lamination tapes with various thicknesses and very strong adhesives intended for light shielding with printed ink on displays.
  • #518F – 1.8mm thick foam lamination mounting tape for interior and exterior components such as display units.
  • #550 Series – line-up of high heat resistant, low VOC foam lamination transfer tapes that offer a wide range of thicknesses and are based on Acrylic or PE foam.

Liquid adhesive and sealant series with various curing modes for automotive electronics applications.

  • Photolec™ – series of adhesive resins that are moisture, UV or heat-curable used for sealing, ODF and fixture for various display applications such as optical lenses, smart phone cover glasses, FPD, CID, smart windows etc. Available with low-outgas and low water-permeability features with a wide variety of viscosities, colours and functions.

These particles, several micrometers in diameter, are sprayed between glass substrates to maintain an even cell gap.

  • Micropearl® SP/GS/EX/EXH/SLC – plastic particles possessing a uniform distribution of particle sizes. Variety of uses (e.g. semiconductor, AT, optical components, etc.).
  • Micropearl® AU – metal-coated plastic particles possessing a uniform distribution of particle sizes. Allow both conduction and gap properties to be controlled.

Soft and uniformly-sized plastic core.

  • Micropearl® SOL – analogue IC for mobile devices, digital cameras (CMOS image sensor IC); module for communication industry (MCU, CPU, multi-chip module).

Thermally conductive sheet material for thermal management in electronic devices for automotive applications.

  • Fin Type Substrate – thermal release resin substrate DBC with an ultra-high thermal conductivity designed to be used with power modules such as IGBTs for various battery and automotive electronic applications.
  • Manion Series – super high thermal conductive sheet with unique magnetic field orientation technology and low-molecular siloxane content. The ideal TIM for very high heat sources such as CPU, GPU and high energy density LED to transfer the heat from.
  • Feather Series – ultra soft and flexible thermal release sheet with outstanding adhesiveness and compressibility. Reduction in thermal resistance, excellent contouring for uneven surfaces and superb cushioning performance. Effective adhesion to components of differing heights, reduction of stress on PCBs and absorption of tolerances.
  • PT Series – silicone thermal conductive sheets featuring high thermal conductivity with very stable heat resistance and reliable electrical insulation properties. The low-molecular siloxane content makes it safe to use with all variants of electronic devices.
  • XLIM-HL – soft siloxane free interface material with a high thermal conductivity and high electrical insulation properties suitable for various ECU and battery applications.

Thermally conductive grease, so called gap fillers, for the thermal management in electronic devices for automotive applications.

  • CGW Series – a two component industry leading silicone grease curable at room temperature. Excellent workability through its viscosity and pot life making it perfect for automated dispensing assembly processes. This thermal interface is solvent free and has proven its reliability/stability in LIB applications in the automotive industry.
  • NT-3005 Series – this is the silicone-free and solvent-less type thermal conductive paste with high viscosity, applicable to overmold thermal-radiating device without air pockets. The excellent heat release properties and reliability of this epoxy based dispensable material are also applicable to flexible substrates. This material is a single component heat curing system.
  • WR-023 – this thermal interface grease is a two-component room temperature curable paste designed for the use with electric motors and PCUs. The silicone-free and low solvent material has a very high pre-cure viscosity, excellent heat release properties and high adhesive strength once it is cured.

Materials for electronic control units in the automotive electronic environment such as, Lidar, RADAR, camera units.

  • EMC / EMI Resin Housing – lightweight electromagnetic shielding housing materials for electronic control units with improved thermal conductivity.
  • Millimeter Wave Absorber – absorber pad to filter harmful electromagnetic noise that interfere or impede with the functionality of modern radar devices especially in the frequency range above 76 Ghz.

Fire protection materials for safety solution in doors, windows, glazing and electronic applications.

  • Fi-Block® – fire-resistant intumescent that expands to 30 times of its original thickness in a fire and creates heat-insulating layer.

Electronically conductive tapes with strong adhesion properties for FPC, LCM, IC which are also available as shielding tapes against static electricity and electromagnetic noise.

  • #7800 Series – electrically conductive in X-Y and Z direction with high density filling for improved conductivity performance and high adhesion strength. For LCD charging measures (single-sided tape), FPC grand, substrate shield, etc available as well.