Laser alignment to avoid machine breakdown and save energy
Misalignment as a main reason for equipment failure
Increased service life of screws and barrels
Energy savings up to 15%
SPE Automotive Award 2014 (Hall of Fame Winner): blow-moulded TPE CVJ drive-axle boot
In continuous use on GM vehicles for 30 years
Cooperation between Nexteer Automotive, ABC Group & DuPont
AND THE WINNER IS....
The European GRP (glass fibre reinforced plastics) market in 2014
Detailed GRP market study by German AVK
Growth of 2% in 2014
GRP by far the largest area of fibre reinforced plastics & ...
Bergen International announces expansion of capacity for chemical foaming agents
Doubling of manufacturing capabilities
Foaming agents available in endothermic, exothermic and endo/exo blends
Bergen International ...
PART 1: Electric concept vehicle Visio.M – the polycarbonate windows
13 kg weight reduction compared to glass
100 times the impact resistance of glass
15 additional kilometers in extended range
Automotive infotainment mount weighs nearly 50% less than steel counterpart
Infotainment carrier in the Audi A6 based on thermoplastic composite technology
Hybrid technology with fiber-reinforced polyamide ...
Highly reinforced polyamides for ultra-thin wall thicknesses
PA as metal & SMC replacement
Highly reinforced, suitable for ultra-thin wall thicknesses
Lanxess introduces two new reinforced ...
BMW i3 employs new joining technology for CFRP parts
Combination of bonding & screwing, based on stud welding
Adhesive cures within 4 seconds
Now in series production at ...
Ice-cold foam extrusion: physical foaming with dry ice
CO2 in the solid state (dry ice) as physical blowing agent
No modifications to the extruder needed
Foam densities comparable with ...