You are here

Search

61 result(s)
Fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) have been a standard in lightweight construction for a while now. One alternative trend in manufacturing, however, has turned to natural materials, which can be produced with lower energy...
Published on: March 12, 2018
The material system aims to help improve compliance with stringent energy and emissions regulations. The externally certified, cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment (LCA) found that doors made with the glass fiber polypropylene-reinforced composites...
Published on: March 12, 2018
The data helps validate the performance of hybrid composites, which are of particular interest in aerospace and other industries where the goals of lighter weight and lower cost are driving material innovation. Tri-Mack...
Published on: February 26, 2018
IMT Lille Douai celebrates this year 35-years expertise in composites engineering, both in collaborative R&D and graduate programmes (MSc, MEng, PhD), and continue to invest in that area. Through its Polymers and...
Published on: February 21, 2018
“Our customers wanted the strongest moldable polymers available without all the process and design limitations associated with LFT polymers,” explained David Wilkinson, Polymer Technology Manager at Piper Plastics. “...
Published on: January 23, 2018
The flat glass enhances thermoplastic processing by lowering resin shear, providing better fluidity (increasing spiral flow), reducing friction and viscosity buildup, and lowering fiber entanglement and breakage since the flat fibers tend to flow in...
Published on: January 16, 2018
Automotive World comprises of 6 targeted shows for OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers seeking the latest technologies in vehicle development. ELG will exhibit within the ‘Automotive Lightweight Technologies Expo’, a specialist...
Published on: January 9, 2018
ARC Technologies of Amesbury MA, has announced a new family of dielectric controlled polymeric materials for injection molding, thermoforming and composite applications. The material includes formulations with a wide variety of electrical properties....
Published on: January 5, 2018
While metal inserts only interlock with the injection-molded material, the composites have a material bond that increases the components’ mechanical strength. Above all, Tepex is significantly lighter. This is evident in...
Published on: October 17, 2017
One example is the backseat system of an offroad vehicle made by a European automobile manufacturer. The center backseat is equipped with a load-through that enables the backrest of each seat to be folded down...
Published on: August 25, 2017
  •  
  • 1 / 7
  • >
  • >>