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The body shell of Lotus 3-Eleven features glass/carbon epoxy composite system

News International-French

19 Nov 2015

A specially formulated glass and carbon fiber epoxy resin system processed at Hexion’s Combined Composite Technologies (CCT) business unit based in Fareham, UK, is helping Lotus create lighter, faster sports cars.

Hexion’s custom resin system, along with CCT’s novel process for producing the composite automotive panels on the Lotus 3-Eleven, have resulted in weight savings of 40 percent over other Lotus models.