German specialty chemistry keeps on accelerating
With modern infusion resins the international specialty chemicals company Bodo Möller Chemie (www.bm-chemie.com) supports the KüHN Racing Team of the Heilbronn University (http://www.kuehn-racing.de/) in the development and construction of the Formula Student racing car « Raptor ». The single seater racing car will be completed in April 2013 and will run in this year’s Formula Student Events in Italy (Varano di Melegari) and the Formula Student Germany in Hockenheim.
The infusion resins of Bodo Möller Chemie are used for the coating of the lightweight body and allow the aerodynamic, ergonomic and durable construction of the Raptor. Dedicated students are working at the KüHN Racing Team of Heilbronn since 2007 to develop competitive racing cars and to compete against teams from all around the world, says project manager Peter Seitz: « Formula Student brings together study and practice in an extremely interesting way. Technical, economic and sustainable thinking is just as important as teamwork and extraordinary ideas. »
« We are pleased to support the commitment and ingenuity of the engineers of tomorrow and we keep our fingers crossed for the team and for the current season, » says Bodo Möller Chemie CEO Frank Haug. With composite materials and resin systems of the industry partner supports among other numerous international automotive and aircraft manufacturers. These modern materials enable innovative designs that make a significant contribution to improved aerodynamics, stability and fuel efficiency.
With more than 35 years of experience in distribution of specialty chemicals and adhesives the Bodo Möller Chemie Group (www.bm-chemie.de, www.bm-chemie.com) is the leading trading partner for well-known European companies like DOW Automotive Systems, Henkel, BASF and Huntsman Advanced Materials. The product portfolio of the company includes powerful adhesives and adhesive systems, additives for plastics, coatings, rubber products, textiles, lubricants and other specialty chemicals. Through targeted consulting and locally specific consumer service the Bodo Möller Chemie Group offers their customer for every individual requirement the suitable product and solution.