1994-03-01

The Recycling of the Painted Bumpers of PPE/PA Alloy 941025

Under the concern for the global environmental protection, recycle has also been remarked to be established. A lot of research and technology development have also been carried out for recycle on the world wide bases. Regarding the automotive recycle, although metals, especially steel, has already been collected and recycled as the steel scrap, other materials such as plastics and catalyst platinum are considered to be recycled as well.
As a part of the automotive plastic recycle, “With paint recycle technology” for “In line painted Noryl GTX6011 bumper which is made of PPE/PA alloy by GE Plastics has been achieved by Nissan Shatai Co and GE Plastics. “With paint” recycle is a recycle of the painted plastic automotive parts for the painted parts without removing of the paint. Conventionally, paint removal has been considered to be inevitable in the painted polyolefinic bumper recycle.
This article describes about the recycle technology development from painted bumper to painted bumper after establishment of the technology from painted bumper to unfunctional painted automotive exterior applications without removal of any paint from the painted bumper.

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