VitasheetGroup in the trucks industry

truck1.jpgVitasheetGroup offers a range of attractive and durable material for the truck and commercial vehicle industry. With 50 years experience combined with strict production control, we ensure process and performance consistency producing components that are aesthetic and hard wearing. Our ViSpec thermoplastic sheets are used to manufacture custom-made interiors for commercial vehicles.  For large trucks, primary applications are driver cabin components and wind deflectors.  

 

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Key area of application
 

  • Wind deflectors
  • Interiors cladding
  • Dashboards
  • Wheel arch liners
  • Driver cabins
  • Interior liners

 
Key Products

Main products Description Application Key benefits
ViSpec HD 2100
ViSpec HD/T 2102
ViSpec HT/ET 2104
A range of HDPE sheet with excellent impact properties at very low temperatures, and very good chemical resistance and stiffness. Particularly resistant to stress whitening when bent. HD/T and HT/ET versions are with improved flow characteristics. Wheel arch liners
Mud guards
Under bonnet components
- Very high impact resistance
- Very tough
- High chemical resistance
 ViSpec PPC 3100

A Polypropylene sheet that has excellent physical characteristics, particularly for applications where impact strength and heat resistance is important. Its chemical resistance is excellent. 

Mud guards
Wheel arch liners
Interior components 
- Very high impact resistance
- Very tough and stiffer than HDPE
- High chemical resistance 
 ViSpec Mineral 3110 A modified Polypropylene sheet filled with a high quality mineral for greater rigidity and improved forming characteristics than our standard range of PPC materials.  Mud guards
Wheel arch liners
Interior components 
- Improved thermoforming performance
- Very tough and  improved stiffness
- High chemical resistance
 ViSpec Soft feel 3170

A modified Polypropylene sheet with a coextruded soft feel cap with excellent impact properties and semi- rigid stiffness. The cap layer has a flexible soft layer which imparts a pleasant touch, with anti-slip properties.  It also has good anti-fogging properties and meets European Directive (Transit) 95/28/EC. 

Boot liners
Interior trims 
- Cost effective
- Easy to form
- Good matt finish
- Pleasant soft touch feel 
ViSpec Veh 6128
ViSpec HH 6120
ViSpec X21 6130
ViSpec SHI 6150
A specifically formulated ABS sheets which is tough, durable and has a high degree of rigidity, which has been specified to meet the EC Directive 95/28/EC ‘relating to the burning behaviour of sheets used in the construction of certain categories of motor vehicles’. Veh : Vehicles interiors
HH : High heat resistance
X21 : Dashboards
SHI : Super high impact
- Easy to form
- Good matt finish
- Wide range of textures
- Full colour range
ViSpec X21 6139
ViSpec X06 6149
ViSPec 844ES 6159

Specialist laminated cap ABS product which gives excellent colour consistency and grain retention. Particularly suitable for vehicle interior components where a consistent aspect is required over a number of parts in close proximity 

X06 : Vehicles interiors
R12 : High heat resistance
X21 : Dashboards
844ES : Super high impact 
- Very High matt
- High colour consistency 
ViSpec Soft feel 6170
ViSpec Soft feel 6172
A soft capped ABS, which gives excellent soft touch properties but has the toughness and stiffness of ABS.  The soft layer has very good anti-fogging properties. 6172 is the high heat version.  Dashboards
Door trims
Interior trims
- Soft feel surface
- Superb matt finish
- Good abrasion resistance
- Good grain retention 
ViSpec Eco 6410
ViSpec Indus 6430

Recycled ABS sheet offering an economical and environmentally friendlier alternative to virgin ABS, with excellent durability, rigidity and heat resistant performance.  6430 has an improved surface aspect (colour & surface quality compared to the Eco 6400) due to a virgin capped top layer. 

Non critical interior parts  - Ease of thermoforming
- Robustness
- Economic
- Ecologic 
ViSpec W 6610 An ABS sheet capped with a ASA layer.  This combination offers the outdoor resistance of ASA, with the superior impact resistance and rigidity of ABS.  It gives the benefit of extended weathering performance giving long service to exposed environments.  Air con units covers
Cab Roofs
Exterior body components 
- Cost and weight vs GRP
- Range of embossing and colours
- Improved chemical resistance
- Good UV performance 
ViSpec Sun 6700

Acrylic capped ABS offering excellent weathering properties with high UV and scratch resistance,  ideal for meeting the demands of exposure to the elements of the outdoors.

Exterior body panels
Front and rear bumpers
Head light surrounds
Badges and logos

- UV resistance
- Lightweight
- High gloss surface
- High range of colours including metallics
- Cost advantage vs painted metal

ViSpec VHI 9300 An ABS-Polyamide blend with very high impact strength even at low temperature. It has similar forming characteristics as ABS.  Exterior components - Easy to form
- Very high impact resistance at low temperature (-30°C)
- Suitable for painting
- High chemical resistance
ViSpec PC 9845
ViSpec PC 9865
ViSpec PC 9880

An ABS/PC blended sheet which is easily processed with similar processing properties of ABS but with the high heat resistance and excellent mechanical properties of Polycarbonate.  It has excellent rigidity, which allows for some reduction of its thickness compared to ABS.  

Highly exposed interior parts - Heat resistance increased working temperatures
- Impact strength
- Rigidity 
ViSpec VHT 9910 A high specification sheet that has a good combination of tensile strength, rigidity and toughness.  It has a very high working temperature (HDT 160oC).  It has very good chemical resistance against hydrocarbons, acids and alkalis. Under bonnet components
Light housing
Very high temperature applications 
 - HDT temperature of 160°C
 - Very high chemical resistance
 - Good impact resistance and rigidity