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300th Jenoptik airbag scoring machine goes to China

Date Announced: 02 Nov 2018

Laser machines create defined break lines along airbag door contour.

Chinese car models will continue to be equipped with lasered airbag solutions from Jenoptik. The long-standing customer and partner Xinquan signed the contract for the 300th JENOPTIK-VOTAN® A Classic laser scoring system at the end of April during the annual plastics trade fair Chinaplas in Shanghai, China. Jiangsu Xinquan Automotive Trim Co LTD. ordered two perforation machines for different technologies and materials.

Founded in April 2001, the company specializes in the manufacture of various interior components for the automotive industry. Jenoptik and Xinquan can look back on a long-standing good partnership, which began with the purchase of the first machine in 2006. Since then, Xinquan has relied on safe and reliable laser technology from Jena. With machines at various locations in China and the technology partnership with Jenoptik, Xinquan is today one of the leading Chinese Tier 1 suppliers for plastic parts in China.

In addition to the JENOPTIK-VOTAN® A Classic, one of the JENOPTIK-VOTAN® A Scan, the latest technology of airbag perforation, is also included in the scope of delivery. This will enable Xinquan to serve the premium vehicle segment. Xinquan is investing in modern plant technology to equip new vehicle generations in China with the laser-weakened airbag flaps in the near future.

“With the innovative Jenoptik laser technology we were able to win significantly more orders for the production of instrument panels. We have been using this technology for more than ten years and are always enthusiastic about how reliable and high-precision the machines work”, says Zhihua Tang, Chairman & General Manager of Xinquan.

The laser machines of the JENOPTIK-VOTAN® A series create functionally reliable, invisible defined break lines along the required airbag door contour in instrument panels. This patented process constantly opens up new design possibilities in the vehicle interior. The new generation JENOPTIK-VOTAN® A Scan from JENOPTIK now allows the precise processing of high-quality and sensitive materials.

Source: Jenoptik

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