In many respects, the recreational vehicles market is the wild child of the of the transportation industry with a variety of bold offerings such as: brightly colored jet skis splashing through waves, golf carts moving golfers through some of the finest courses in the world, outboard motors powering the family boat across the lake, or snowmobiles that leave a cloud of snow behind them as they zip across the frigid tundra.

What do all of these popular applications have in common? Color and durability. At Americhem Engineered Compounds, our core competency is just that; we create products that improve appearance and extend the life of recreational vehicles. Whether your designers need a Class A finish to really project your brand or a new compound to combine functionality, Americhem can help you solve your problem.
  • Alloys with fully compounded color for a Class A finish
  • UV resistance with gloss retention over 95% after 2500 hours
  • Excellent scratch resistance
  • Specialty compounds for the ultimate stiffness
  • Redesign metal bearings with specialty compounds to lower costs
  • Compounds for tight tolerance color and UV resistant extrudable sheet
Brands for the recreational vehicles industry:

Surlyn Reflections Series®
Specially designed alloys based on ionomer technology. An unmatched combination of durability and aesthetics in outdoor applications with tough, weather-resistant alloys. 

Structurally reinforced compounds utilizing glass and carbon fiber.

Internally lubricated compounds and alloys. Reduce wear & friction with the addition of fillers such as PTFE, silicone, MoS2 or graphite.  Wear & friction improvement using non-fluoropolymer alloys are available as well.

High specific gravity compounds utilizing metals and heavy clays.  

Custom color compounds producing opaque, translucent and/or transparent colors.

ColorFast® X Series™
Custom color compounds for the extrusion market. Optimize sheet, profile and film applications with compounds that provide customized enhancements including color, gloss and scratch resistance.

Applications in the recreational vehicles industry:
  • Body Panels        
  • Side Panels
  • Canopies
  • Wheel Covers
  • Structural Components
  • Steering Components
  • Pulleys & Bearings