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 Under the hood



Small tanks (for windshield wiper fluid, for example) and battery cases are often made of polypropylene (PP). Battery separators are made with PVC.

PVDF is one component in the electrodes of the latest generation of lithium batteries, which have substantially increased the range of electric cars.

Cylinder-head covers, which must resist severe mechanical stresses, are made of polyarylamide or PPS compounds, as are clutch master cylinders.