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 - 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 - 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 - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the different methods that can be employed for ensuring consistent quality in the plastics industry are discussed.
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Vinyl cladding or siding is used in residential and light commercial applications. It has become a popular alternative due to its low cost, durability, versatility and low maintenance. Factors such as...
Article - 5 Sep 2012
Automotive appearance products are necessary to improve shine, durability, or modify water beading or sheeting effect or feel of a vehicle.
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 - 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 - 23 Oct 2018
This article discusses the plastics that are used in automotion.
Article - 30 Aug 2019
Although alternative joining methods are available, foam bonding tapes are often the chosen technology for reliable and cost-effective automotive assembly.