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By on January 18, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
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The January/February edition of Lightweighting World features timely, in-depth articles, technical presentations and the latest industry news —
all of which you will not want to miss.

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Lightweight Automobiles Put Demand for Titanium Dioxide in High Gear

Lightweight Automobiles Put Demand for Titanium Dioxide in High Gear

Because titanium coatings offer high scratch resistance vis-à-vis polycarbonate, titanium dioxide is increasingly used in coatings applications in the global automotive market.

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Surface Generation Launches Thermoplastic Overmolding Project

Surface Generation Launches Thermoplastic Overmolding Project

United Kingdom-based Surface Generation, a provider of advanced carbon fiber processing technologies, has started work on an 18-month research and development project to produce affordable lightweight carbon fiber components for the automotive industry.

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Ultralight Door Module From Magna International

Ultralight Door Module From Magna International

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the DOE and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 percent mass savings compared to an average current production door.

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Teijin Completes Purchase of Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Completes Purchase of Continental Structural Plastics

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, CSP provides full-service engineering support and holds more than 50 patents covering materials development and manufacturing processes in composite materials formulation, design and manufacturing.

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Record-Breaking Linear Friction Welder Debuts

Record-Breaking Linear Friction Welder Debuts

Manufacturing Technology Inc. will develop North America’s largest linear friction welder in terms of force capacity and tooling envelope, and deliver it to Detroit-based LIFT.

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Ricardo-Designed Ultra-Lightweight Driveline System

Ricardo-Designed Ultra-Lightweight Driveline System

A systems approach to product design for mass optimization is key to this driveline lightweighting project involving multiple industry leaders.

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