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This article discusses how polyurethane for lightweighting in aerospace and automotive applications.
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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 - 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 - 12 Sep 2003
Mercedes have taken the wraps off their SLR McLaren supercar capable of 334km/h. Advanced materials such as ceramic and polymer matrix composites are in part responsible for it high levels of...
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 - 8 Aug 2017
Graphite is a soft, slippery, greyish-black material that has a metallic luster. It is opaque to light and is a good conductor of electricity and heat.
Article - 11 Dec 2017
For over sixty years, TRB have been making use of lightweight composite materials to deliver innovative solutions.
Article - 25 Nov 2013
Materials scientists are constantly working at developing stronger and better materials for various industries.
Article - 12 Apr 2018
This article discusses glass fiber and composite industries and the trends that they are exhibiting.
Article - 7 Dec 2012
Acrylic resins include thermosetting or thermoplastic plastic substances obtained from methacrylic acid, acrylic acid or other related compounds. These resins are extensively used in mobile...