Pacesetter Steel Service, Inc., founded in 1977 by its current President and CEO Steve Leebow, is the country's leader in coated steel product distribution. Pacesetter has one of the most extensive...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 27 Apr 2004
Kobe Steel have added Mitsubishi to their list of customers who are using aluminium side impact door beams. The advantages and importance of aluminium over steel beams is also covered. Posted April 26...
A video clip displaying the world's largest scanning electron microscope from Visitec suited for imaging large objects ranging from metal alloys in car doors to large composite materials.
News - 4 Apr 2011
Magnesium instead of steel - this could be an option for lightweight car body parts. A car door made of magnesium is roughly 50 percent lighter. This is one of the exhibits drawn from along the...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 2 Aug 2002
Aluminium extrusions make up over half the consumption of aluminium products in Europe. The manufacturing process is explained, while alloy suitability and design aspects are also covered.
Article - 20 Apr 2001
Important types of elastomers such as natural and various synthetic rubbers (eg butadiene and acrylo nitrile butadiene) are described in this article.
Article - 21 Jun 2001
Using materials such as high strength steels and steel sandwich panels in conjunction with processes such as hydroforming, laser welding etc, the weight of components such as doors, bonnets, bootlids...
News - 18 May 2011
Currently, car makers are looking for innovative welding process to produce perfect weld seam. An innovative camera system addresses this need by studying the thermal images to assure a perfect weld....