Patent Number: 6,254,949

Title: Thermoplastic shaped bodies with segments of varying rigidity

Abstract: The shaped article consists of a) from 5 to 95% by weight of a molding composition A made from at least one thermoplastic polyamide, copolyamide or blends of these as component A1, fillers and/or reinforcing materials, if desired, as component A2, impact modifiers as component A3 and other additives and processing aids as component A4, and b) from 5 to 95% by weight of a molding composition B, made from at least one thermoplastic polyamide, copolyamide or blends of these as component B1, at least one crosslinked elastomeric polymer as component B2 and, if desired, other additives and processing aids as component B3, where, in the shaped article, segments of molding compositions A and B are connected to one another over a relatively large area. These shaped articles may be used in the motor vehicle sector, for example as air or coolant ducts.

Inventors: Gluck; Alexander (Freinsheim, DE), Gotz; Walter (Ludwigshafen, DE), Lohrbacher; Volker (Weinheim, DE), Mc Kee; Graham Edmund (Neustadt, DE), Volkel; Mark (Ladenburg, DE)

Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: C08L 77/00 (20060101); B29D 022/00 (); B29D 023/00 (); B32B 001/08 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018