Armrests made from expanded polypropylene are one of Knauf Industries most traditional products delivered to numerous OEM and Tier 1 Customers. Owing to material resilience and its ability to absorb impact energy, they assure car occupant safety and comfort.
Knauf Industries for years now has been specializing in the mass production of headrests assuring driver and passenger safety. Our headrests manufactured from Expanded Polypropylene can be combined with steel frames, fittings and comfort foams. The EPP material chosen for headrest production is lightweight and absorbs crash impact energy and at the same time offers a variety of style and design options.
Automakers, impressed by EPP rigidity and its impressive ability to be connected with other materials choose this material for anti-submarining ramp construction. It allows significant reduction of the weight of these large seating elements and thus lowers the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions level. When made of expanded polypropylene anti-submarining ramps can be easily equipped with inserts facilitating the assembly process and ensuring to car passangers the safety anti-submarining function of the seat.
EPP seating inserts
There’s no better material for manufacturing of a trustworthy and cost-effective automotive seating insert than Expanded Polypropylene (EPP). Making these numerous car parts with the light weight material helps to attain fuel savings crucial in our modern economy.