Plastic exhibits several advantages over metals, including being light-weight and its ease of fabrication, when applied to industrial and automotive applications. It has become the material of choice in many automotive applications, including: fuel tanks, fuel lines and filler tubes.
In the early 1990s, multilayer plastic fuel tanks began to replace metal fuel tanks. Today, multilayer fuel tanks make up over 90% of the market in North America.
There are a variety of applications within the automotive market that require the chemical and gas barrier that EVAL™ provides. These applications include:
- Plastic Fuel Tanks (PFT)
- Fuel Lines
- Filler Pipes