DENSO today declared that it is utilizing bio-polycarbonate (PC) produced using starch and urethane gum extricated from castor oil in some of its items. Starch-determined bio-PCs have higher surface hardness, better optical attributes, and predominant hydrolytic steadiness than ordinary petroleum-inferred PCs. Besides, they refract less light, display better shading shaping properties, and hence don't should be painted before being utilized. DENSO's starch-determined bio-PC, which gives high hardness, yet can be molded into complex plans, is being utilized to make plastic bezels for Toyota's real auto route frameworks. DENSO has been leading innovative work on plant-determined plastic materials, which depend on plant sub-atomic structures, with a specific end goal to lessen impacts on the environment.
Castor oil, a vegetable oil extricated from castor beans, is utilized as a material in paints, waxes, and different items. DENSO has built up a very warmth safe urethane sap in view of the atomic structure of castor oil and utilized it as a defender for connectors in car fumes gas sensors. In 2009, DENSO and DuPont mutually created and marketed a radiator tank produced using a material extricated from castor oil and have been expanding the quantity of vehicle models that utilization the item. In 2016, DENSO set up DENSO ECO VISION 2025, an activity plan to help assemble an economical group and society toward 2050.