Article - 12 Aug 2004
Reseachers at UCL have developed a coating based on vanadium dioxide that, when applied to glass windows, will reflect heat but allow light to pass thtough. Posted August 10 2004
Article - 25 Jul 2005
British scientists have perfected a way of producing self reinforced polypropylene parts which will help vehicle manufacturers meet stringent new laws on recycling. The technology opens the door fpr...
Article - 1 Mar 2005
While intermetallics could be the key to faster jets and more efficient car engines, they tend to be very brittle. Reasons for this have remained a mystery until recently when researchers investigated...
Article - 28 Apr 2004
According to a European Union directive, 85% of vehicle components must be recycled by 2006. This story reports on the success and activities of Car Recycling in Spain. Posted April 27 2004
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Morgan cars recently introduced body parts manufactured from superplastically formed aluminium. Use of SPF aluminium offers many advantages over the traditional steel items. Apart from the benefits...
Article - 22 Jun 2004
In a three year DTI funded project, NPL will look at the prediction of impact behaviour of polymers and ways to speed up time to market for polymeric products using computer simulations, computer...
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.
Article - 15 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 16 May 2001
Improved performance under UV radiation. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 14 Jan 2020
In 2018, the BMW group announced that it would be the first automotive company using computed tomography (CT) to improve methods of prototype development, production, and analysis.