Engine-room partition wall – SPE Automotive finalist
- SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Competition 2015 finalist – Category: Chassis/Hardware
- OEM Make & Model: 2015 Hyundai Motor Group Hyundai Genesis coupé
- Tier Supplier/Processor: NVH Korea
- Material Supplier / Toolmaker: KOPLA / Hyundai Motor Co.
- Material / Process: Kopla KDX 1065 PA 6/6 / injection molding
- Description: This all-plastic engine-room partition wall provides excellent sound insulation between engine and passenger compartments thanks to the use of long-glass PA 6/6 with barium sulfate. Replacing stamped steel plus a sound-deadening pad, the patented injectionmolded plastic partition reduces engine noise 8 dB, lowers part count and assembly time, and offers a 20% weight reduction without increasing costs.