Huntsman Enhances Benefits and Design Freedom of Core Composites With New PU Resin System

New RIMLINE® HC+ resin system will be launched at JEC World 2019, Paris
Visit Huntsman at JEC World 2019 at Booth M31, Hall 6 from 12-14th March 2019

Everberg, Belgium - Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer of differentiated speciality chemicals, announces the introduction of a new RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system that offers significant benefits for automotive interior vehicle design and efficiency.

Joining the trusted RIMLINE® resin technology suite of automotive composites proven solutions, RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system is a two-part product that can be spray-applied to fiberglass reinforced honeycomb panels to form a tough, robust and long-lasting lightweight composite material. Such composites can be used to provide versatile, weight-saving solutions with high strength and rigidity for parcel shelves, trunk load floors, interior panels, etc. Enabling design freedom through its suitability to more complex honeycomb panel shapes, the outstanding performance characteristics of RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system are complemented by superior edge finishing and reproduction of intricate mould details.

High productivity
Combined with a good adhesion profile and high resistance to temperature, RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system is easy to apply with a long spray time and short cure time, permitting a high number of releases between cleaning cycles with low levels of material waste.

Leading service and support
RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system can be formulated to produce individually tailored material solutions to meet stringent and often complex project requirements. Huntsman’s technical experts can support automotive designers with differentiated solutions, which capture project requirements and integrate market trends for lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles whilst addressing the need for high quality standards that deliver passenger safety and comfort.

Irina Bolshakova, Senior Market Manager of Transportation for Huntsman Polyurethanes, commented: “Huntsman continues to develop game-changing solutions that provide design flexibility and increased productivity. RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system is an innovative addition to our already successful portfolio of products, which can be formulated to create customized solutions, which deliver. With industry recognized technical competence that is second to none, customers rely on our trusted technologies, expertise and partnership to help solve the challenges of everyday design.”

RIMLINE® HC+ PU resin system will be showcased on the international stage at the forthcoming JEC World Show in Paris, 12-14th March 2019. Visit Huntsman’s booth #M31 in Hall 6 or contact the team at: for further information. 

RIMLINE® is a registered trademark of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all countries.

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About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than $9 billion.  Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions.

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