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Evonik’s biobased polyamide in racing cars

Evonik’s biobased VESTAMID® Terra polyamide has been tested in a multi-layer tube systems of a racing car RED Motorsport’s Lotus Exige, which took place in the Touring Car Championships TCC of the Deutscher Motorsport Verband DMV at the Hockenheimring on June 14-15. The racing car boasts a number of novel features this year including a multi-layer line for charge-air cooling. This is the first time Evonik Industries is testing the multi-layer tube system with the biobased plastic on the race track. 

About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


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