Among the exhibits of Styrolution were the A, B, C and D exterior posts of the Land Rover Evoque which were created with Styrolution’s speciality grade Luran HH120 SPF50. The material was chosen due to its easy flow and low material density, opening up a wider processing window resulting in a reduction in part weight and reduced scrap rates. It is also said to offer a high gloss, piano black finish without the need for paint.
Luran HH 120 SPF 50 is based on Styrolution’s family of styrene acrylonitrile copolymers (SAN) for usage in injection moulding and extrusion applications. The compound is said to offer properties like pigment and surface purity, UV stabilisation as well as good heat and scratch resistance and thus providing an alternative to polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) piano black applications.