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Coated aluminium tubes for automotive applications

HYCOT® is a coated tube for lines in automotive applications that offers exceptional corrosion and stone-impact resistance.

HYCOT Coated tubes
HYCOT® coated aluminum tubes

HYCOT® is a precision-drawn aluminium tube with protective nylon coating (Polyamide PA12).

The HYCOT® tube is resistant to a wide range of exposures and severe conditions due to the PA12 coating, which offers exceptional corrosion and stone-impact resistance properties.

Key features

  • Lightness and strength
  • Formability and bending capacity
  • Recyclable
  • High strength welding of plastic parts to coating
  • High surface quality
  • High internal cleanliness
  • Traceability and identification due to printing possibilities

Suitable applications

  • Fuel lines
  • Air conditioning lines
  • Hydraulic lines
  • Oil cooling systems
  • Water coolant tubes
  • Clutch lines
  • Vapor lines
  • Cooling loops
  • Cabin heater lines
  • Vacuum lines
  • Auxiliary heater lines

Why choose aluminium for cars and vehicles?

Excellent energy absorption is one of the properties that carmakers, and insurance companies, value in Hydro’s range of aluminium specifically designed for cars and the automotive industry. Aluminium from Hydro can make your vehicles safer.

Using aluminium for a car’s structure can lessen weight by as much as 30% compared to steel. As aluminium is fully recyclable, a large percentage of the car of the future could be made from 100% recycled aluminium, a truly sustainable vehicle.

Hydro designs and manufactures aluminium components for all passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

Components and systems include: