External air oil separator – SPE Automotive finalist
- SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Competition 2015 finalist – Category: Powertrain
- OEM Make & Model: 2015 General Motors Co. Chevrolet LT1 Camaro SS sports car & Cadillac LT4 CTS-V sedan
- Tier Supplier/Processor: ElringKlinger North America, Inc.
- Material Supplier / Toolmaker: DuPont Automotive / not stated
- Material / Process: Zytel PLS95G35DH1 PA / multiple
- Description: Multiple manufacturing technologies, including injection molding, vibration welding, and spin welding, were all used to create a new design that achieved superior oil separation in very limited package space. The resin’s special oxidation-barrier technology helps preserve mechanical properties at elevated temperatures and prolong the unit’s service life.