MANNHEIM, GERMANY — International Automotive Components (IAC) showed several new process technologies at the VDI plastics in automotive conference in Mannheim. Its FastKast slush process was demonstrated in a serial production application — the instrument panel and central console of the Ford B-Max car's cockpit. This involves cladding a styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) substrate with a foam-backed PVC slush skin.
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