Article - 27 Jan 2014
In the automotive sector, test standards are an important factor where clutches, brakes, tires, engines, seatbelts, etc. are checked for their material properties to comply with a number of standards...
Article - 23 Oct 2013
This article offers insights into how part fabricators are seeking a trusted name in composites that offers experience, technology, support and short lead times.
Article - 19 Oct 2013
Environmental and safety standards are the driving factors of the automotive industry, which also focuses on lowering production costs and increasing longevity attributable to extended warranty.
Article - 17 Apr 2009
Auto manufacturers and suppliers are pulling out all the stops to find creative ways to boost gas mileage and reduce emissions.
Article - 10 Dec 2005
High-performance ceramics offer a panoply of possibilities in motor vehicles, as innovative and high-performance materials with excellent properties, indispensable where conventional materials fail.
Article - 13 Apr 2005
This article discusses the automotive applications of the polycarbonate Makrolon®.
Article - 1 Mar 2005
The first phase of a new £12 million hi-tech research centre that will lead the way for greater use of 'composite materials' was opened today. Focus areas for the resaerch centre are aerospace,...
Article - 30 Jul 2004
3D Systems Corporation announced the availability of Bluestone™ SL material, the first commercially available engineered nano-composite resin for SLA® (stereolithography) systems. Posted July 29 2004
Article - 22 Aug 2003
Polymer based engine covers are helping to beautify the engine bays and under bonnet areas of new cars such as BMW's. New materials such as mineral/glass fibre reinforced nylon 6 are being used that...
Article - 25 Jun 2003
The addition of glass fibre to nylon 6/6 increases its strength. Other effects on properties are also described. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of this material are...