Article - 1 Apr 2013
Man-made honeycomb structures have been built with similar geometry to natural honeycomb composites to ensure minimal weight and material cost.
Article - 5 Sep 2012
Automotive appearance products are necessary to improve shine, durability, or modify water beading or sheeting effect or feel of a vehicle.
Article - 22 Nov 2010
What is tensile testing? Find out how tensile testing can determine how something will react when it is pulled apart and the key applications.
Article - 18 Aug 2004
DriveNET is a new UK initiative being established to deal with the recycling of end-of-life vehicles. Posted July 28 2004
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 May 2003
With increasing demand on manufacturers for recycling of composites, in particular automotive composites, technology has been developed by the University of Leeds to assist in this area. The...
Article - 3 Dec 2002
The low density, high strength properties of titanium make it ideal for use in automotive components in an age where light weight and fuel efficiency are key design factors.
Article - 10 Sep 2002
With the increasing use of lighter gauge steels and weight saving materials in automotive panelling, dent resistance becomes an important issue. Causes, testing, predicting, materials properties and...
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 - 27 Mar 2002
The need and logistics for recycling of plastics is looked at. Cost, complexity, suitability, uses for recycled materials, collection, contaminants and their effects are all covered.