Delphi says new TPO slush skin cheaper than spray TPU

By Liz White, ERJ staff

Troy, Michigan-Delphi Corp. has created a new skin for instrument panels, consoles and other vehicle interior surfaces made of a thermoplastic elastomer, and claims the result is a “luxurious look and feel at a substantially lower cost than traditional sprayed urethane technology.”

The US-based automotive supply group said it used “breakthrough design and process technology, for its slush cast thermoplastic polyolefin skin. This technology-the newest addition to Delphi’s interior skin portfolio-is “the best method for vehicles with complex styling features,” the…

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