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The purchasing volume of the worldwide HELLA companies average more than 2 Billion €, the highest segment is allotted to the production materials and various key materials, among them semiconductors, electronic component assemblies, passive components, technical plastics, plastic and metal parts, elastomers, light sources, printed circuit boards, and motors.  

This section provides more detailed information on the materials and components that we require.

03/27/2012

Raw materials

Bands

  • Material: Fe blank, hot-dip/electroplated, stainless steel, spring steel, Cu, CuZn, CuSn, A
  • Dimensions: Material thickness: 0.1 mm – 3.0 mm, material width: 3.0 mm – 540 mm

Profiles according to standard and drawing

  • Material: Stainless steel, Fe, Al, CuSn, CuZn in pipe or rod form

Stainless steel wires

  • Material: Stainless steel containing CrNi
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 0.3 mm - 2.5 mm

Enameled wires

  • Material: Cu
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 0.063 mm - 1.6 mm

Head conductor/resistor material (DIN 17 470/71)

  • Round/flat wires and strips
  • Material: CuNi, CrAl, NiCr

Precious metal contact materials (as per Hella standard)

  • Material: Gold alloys, silver alloys

Electroplating metals

 
01/22/2011

Raw materials

Refined zinc alloy Z 410

  • Materials: GD Zn Al4 Cu1 DIN 1743  

Thermoplastics (molding compounds in granulate form)

  • Material: PA (polyamide), ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), PP (polypropylene), PC (polycarbonate), PC+ABS (polycarbonate + acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), PBT (polybutylene terephthalate), POM-C (polyoxymethylene), POM-H (polyoxymethylene), PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate)

 
01/22/2011

Chemicals/Lubricants

Chemicals

  • Acids
  • Bases
  • Special cleaning agents
  • Pre-treatment agents
  • Galvanized baths and special methods
  • Basic chemicals
  • Bath additives
  • Neutralization agents

Lubricants

  • Emulsions
  • Hydraulic pressure oil and special lubricants

Paints, enamels and thinners 

Glue

  • Epoxy resins
  • Polyurethane resin
  • Silicone resin and cyanoacrylate

 
01/22/2011

Plastic, elastomer and cast parts, glass items

Plastic parts

  • Material: Thermoplast and Duroplast
  • PVC-TPE hoses
  • Weights: 0.02 - 3000 g/pc.
  • Specialties: Gear tooth parts, multi-color components

Cast parts

  • Material: Al, Mg and Zn alloys
  • Weights: 0.05 - 1200 g/pc.

Elastomer molding, profile and stamping parts

  • Material: Soft, foam and cellular rubber
  • Weights: 0.5 - 750 g/pc.  

Lenses of different kinds

  • Material: Molded and cylindrical glass
  • Weight: 60 - 1500 g/pc.

 
01/10/2011

Punched, drawn and wire parts

Punched and drawn parts

  • Material: St, CuSn, Cu, CrNi, Al, CuZn
  • Paper-based plastics and laminated fabrics
  • Material thickness: 0.2 mm - 2 mm

Extrusion parts

  • Material: Al
  • Material thickness: 0.8 mm - 1.2 mm
  • Cup size: 50/40 mm - 170/150 mm

Wire springs and flexible parts

  • Material: Spring steel, CrNi
  • Material thickness: 0.2 mm - 1.5 mm

 
01/22/2011

Cables, cable accessories, fittings, light bulbs

Harnesses

  • Insulated single and plastic-sheathed cables
  • Material: PVC

Cable terminals/Accessories  

Plug connectors   

Fittings

  • Light bulb sockets
  • Material: Plastic/metal

Light bulbs

  • For headlamps, signal and sundry lamps, displays (12V, 24V)

 
01/22/2011

Screws, nuts; turned, striking and miscellaneous parts

Turned and cold-impacted parts

  • Material: St, Al, CuZn, Cu, Inox
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 1.5 mm - 24 mm
  • Length: 3 mm - 90 mm

Screws and nuts

  • Material: St, CuZn, Inox
  • Dimensions: Screws M1.6 - M12, up to 120 mm in 6e tolerance zone, nuts M2 - M38 in 6g tolerance zone

Standard/catalog and miscellaneous parts

  • Spring washers
  • Washers
  • Rivets and contacts
  • Material: CuZn, Cu, St, Al

 
05/24/2012

Printed circuit boards (PCBs)

PCBs

  • One-sided and plated through, multi-layer
  • Material: FR2, FR4, Flex, CEM1, 400mµ
  • Delivery: 100% electrical tested
  • Design: Individual PCBs, multi-image boards, stamped/pressed back, scored or link connection
  • Surface treatment: Organically passivated, dip-braze lacquered, hot air-levelling, gold-plated

 
01/22/2011

Motors, electromechanical parts

Motors

  • 12V and 24V direct-current (DC) motors for automotive applications
  • Power: 10 W - 120 W
  • Temperature range -40°C to +140°C

Stepper motors

Potentiometers

  • Rotary potentiometers
  • Slide potentiometers

Mini transformers and transmitters   

High-voltage transformers

  • Film technology

Switches and buttons  

Magnets

  • Plastic-bonded pressed (wet, dry)

Speakers

  • Miniature speakers
  • Buzzers
  • Pressure chamber speakers

 
01/22/2011

Electronic components

Resistors

  • Fixed resistors, metal coating
  • Chip resistors
  • Resistor networks

Capacitors

  • Aluminium electrolytic capacitors (1 ... 1000µF -50 V)
  • Tantalum eletrolytic capacitors (0.47...47µF -35V)
  • Film capacitors (0.01...1µF -250V)
  • Ceramic capacitors (0.01...0.1µF -630V)  

Diodes

  • Rectifier diodes up to 5A
  • Low-level signal diodes
  • Z diodes

Transistors

  • Low-level signal transistors
  • Field effect transistors
  • High-performance-MOS transistors

ICs, MOS and Bipolar

  • Standard (digital and analog)
  • ASIC (digital and analog)  

Microcomputers   

Housing HC 49U, AT 51 ...

(2... 12 MHz)    

Ceramic resonators

  • 1...16 MHz  

Opto components

  • Light diodes (LED)
  • Liquid crystal elements (LCD)
  • Application-specific thick film hybrids

Sensors

  • Designs: Wired, SMD
  • Temperature range: - 40°C to +85°C (+ 125°C)

 
01/22/2011

Production tools

Plastic injection molds

Extrusion injection molds    

Die-casting molds

  • For special lighting technology parts

 
Progressive and follow-on composite tools

  • For punched parts

Models and electrodes

 
01/22/2011

Trade tools

Standard units and accessories

Machining tools

  • Mills
  • Drills
  • Thread cutting tools
  • Polishing tools
  • Grinding tools
  • Diamonds

Hand tools

  • Files
  • Calipers
  • Cutters
  • Clamping systems

Garage requirements

  • Welding and soldering material
  • Ball bearings
  • Screw joints
  • Electrical tools

Measurement tools and gauges

 
01/22/2011

Polishing and grinding tools, health & safety requirements

Polishing and grinding tools

  • Emulsions and compounds
  • Polishing rings, sisal/cotton discs
  • Polishing fabric and paper
  • Endless grinding belts
  • Grinding wheels in different designs

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Shoes
  • Protective goggles
  • Hearing protection
  • Dust masks
  • Gloves
  • Clothing

 
01/22/2011

Packaging material and printed matter

Packaging and transportation materials

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Solid fiberboard
  • Laminated corrugated cardboard
  • Expanded polystyrene foam (EPS foam, Styrofoam®) packaging components
  • Blister and skin packaging
  • Deep-drawn plastic parts
  • Polyethylene (PE) film and bags
  • Soft foam packaging
  • Wood, steel pallets and containers
  • Adhesive tape

Printed matter

  • Forms
  • Templates
  • Carbon-copy pads
  • Tabulated and graph paper
  • Envelopes
  • Shipping paper
  • Adhesive labels on rolls and sheets

 
01/22/2011

Investments

Machinery and equipment

 
01/10/2011

Services

Engineering services
Construction services
Building cleaning
etc.

 
01/10/2011

Modules/Systems

For vehicle front end
For vehicle rear end
For overhead consoles

 
01/29/2011

Aftermarket items

Vehicle equipment and accessories

 
01/10/2011
 
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