Results 41 - 49 of 49 for Automotive trim
  • Article - 8 Jun 2001
    Hydroforming is a forming process that uses fluid pressure in place of punches and dies. It can form complex parts that would otherwise require several punched and welded pieces. It is a process of...
  • Article - 1 Jun 2001
    Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
  • Article - 24 May 2001
    Thermoplastic additives such as plasticisers, flame retardants, UV stabilisers, antioxidants and other additives are explained. Fillers, reinforcements and blends such as acrylonitrile butadiene...
  • Article - 24 May 2001
    Full polyurethane car seats are the future since automotive manufacturers are constantly seeking to reduce the weight of components and cars. This article provides a case study of the material aspects...
  • Article - 16 May 2001
    Balanced mechanical and manufacturing properties compared with unmodified grades of polyamide 6/6. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical...
  • Article - 16 May 2001
    Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 4 May 2001
    Can be electroplated to give parts with a decorative finish of metal such as Chrome Gold, Silver and Brass. The temperature profile and mould surface temperatures need to be kept higher than for the...
  • Article - 13 Nov 2000
    Extreme hardness, low density and excellent thermal shock resistance are properties that make sintered silicon carbide suited to applications in industries including: automotive; ballistics; heat...