Automotive

The automotive industry has and continues to demand new advances for multi-layer tubing within their manufacturing operations.

The automotive industry has and continues to demand new advances for multi-layer tubing within their manufacturing operations. Extensive experience of complex multi-layer extrusion has led to many of the world’s leading suppliers to the automotive industry choosing Boston Matthews as their extrusion partner.

Complete Turn-Key Extrusion Lines include:

  • Mono & Multi-Layer Lines (1,2,3,4,5,7 layers)
  • Fuel Lines
  • Brake Lines
  • Chassis Lines
  • Vapour Lines
  • Side Body Mouldings

Understanding The Automotive Industry

Boston Matthews has over 50 years’ extruder manufacturing and polymer processing experience and fully understands the polymers and tube structures required within the automotive industry. These include Mono & Multi-Layer structures consisting of PA 6, PA  12, PVDF, EVOH, PA Adhesive.

Polymer Processing Expertise

Boston Matthews Extruders, Screw Design and Die Head (Tooling) has been developed using extensive experience (over 50 years) and the latest 3D & Polymer Flow Simulation Technology. This ensures the optimum polymer processing performance for guaranteed quality and accuracy at all times.

Multi-Layer Technology

Boston Matthews Die Head Technology has been designed to meet with today’s market demands and not yesterdays. Quick, easy change-over and non-complex die head clean down are undertaken by the operator for quick turn-around and eliminates the need for specialist skills or to return the die head to the manufacturer for cleaning.

In-Line Processes

A number of In-Line additional processes and operations can easily be incorporated into a Boston Matthews Automotive Extrusion Line including:

Tube/Hose Braiding
Tube Printing & I.D Marking
Flame Treatment

Guaranteed Tube Quality

To ensure the tubing is manufactured to the highest standards Boston Matthews incorporates the latest technology including Laser Diameter Measurement; Ultra Sonics; and PLC SMART Control.

Product Traceability

Using Boston Matthews SMART Control production data and quality can be recorded and exported for traceability. The ability to log production conditions and to export to various platforms such as Ethernet, SCADA, Excel, etc gives you and your customers the information you need when you need it.

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