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 - 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...
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Exhibits good rigidity to weight ratio. However, surface swirl patterns produced so if high quality finish is required.
Article - 3 Apr 2003
Bayer have developed the worlds first illuminated polymer parts. The all-in-one assemblies have a smart outer skin which generates light when a voltage is applied. Potential uses for this material are...
Article - 5 Apr 2002
A report on the use of plastic body panels for cars, the materials, development process and obstacles. The advantages and propsects for the future are also covered.
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Significantly improved UV resistance compared to unmodified PP.
Article - 10 May 2004
Naxxam LST from PolyOne are easy-to-use, high performance compounds offering a combination of lightness, stiffness and toughness. They incorporate nanoclay additions. Typical applications areas are...
Article - 18 Jul 2003
Real-time x-ray inspection has become an integral part of Ford's development programmes. It has become so useful that they are expanding its use. The advantages, speed and convenience, range of...
Article - 2 May 2003
Polyolefin elastomers (POE) are a relatively new class of elastomers. They can be used as a stand alone materials or as an impact modifier for most plastics. The properties, applications and market...
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...