All three automotive manufacturers in Australia use Marplex engineering plastics.
Because Marplex has maintained and developed strong technical service and product development teams, it has been able to customise engineering plastics to suit unique requirements of the Australian automotive industry. Specially formulated and coloured polymers and alloys are supplied for almost all automotive applications.
Marplex has a wide range of products formally approved for use by custom moulders to the automotive industry, and is itself ISO9001 accredited and has Ford Q1 approval.
Marplex has developed and supplied polymers such as ABS, ABS/PC alloy, Polycarbonate, Acrylic, Polyamide 6, Polyamide 66 and Polyacetal for internal, external and under bonnet applications. From colour critical, aesthetically pleasing interior trim components such as speaker grilles and door handles to mechanically demanding wheel trims and metal replacement components such as engine covers.
Marplex supplies Santoprene® thermoplastic vulcanate from ExxonMobil which is widely recognised and used by European, Asian and USA based car manufacturers. The use of thermoplastic vulcanate in cars is increasing rapidly as component manufacturers look to maximise efficiencies and minimise post mould assembly.
Marplex provide the general products suited to the various Interior Components, Exterior Components and Under Bonnet Components. In the product section of Marplex website are descriptions of the product type and in particular Marplex brand available.