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  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Vinyl has many uses in cars and is used for several reasons. Some include cost advantages, environmental reasons and recyclability. Some applications include body mouldings, under bonnet wiring,...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Some interesting facts on vinyl such as where it is used, where it comes from, production efficiency, incineration and emissions, recycling, additives, dioxin production, fire performance and...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased.
  • Article - 25 Oct 2001
    A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
  • Article - 26 Jul 2004
    The 2005 Hummer H2 SUT is the latest vehicle in General Motors Corp.’s line-up to benefit from a lightweight, high performance nanocomposite material. Posted May 13 2004
  • Article - 12 Sep 2003
    Mercedes have taken the wraps off their SLR McLaren supercar capable of 334km/h. Advanced materials such as ceramic and polymer matrix composites are in part responsible for it high levels of...
  • Article - 23 Aug 2003
    With automotive manufacturers increasingly turning to lighter materials such as composites, there is also increased pressure on them to recycle these materials. Pyrolysis is a process that can be used...
  • Article - 15 Jul 2002
    Increased performance has resulted in reduced weight in cars. Consequently, polypropylene usage has increased and processes to improve wetting for painting. Air plasma pre-treatments are outlined, in...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Grade 430 is a non-hardenable grade that combines good corrosion resistance, formability and useful mechanical properties. It is resistant to nitric acid making it useful in the chemical industry, but...