Archive for March, 2017

Dow Automotive Systems Introduces VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

Dow Automotive Systems Introduces VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

According to Dow, VORAFUSE is for prepreg applications and combines epoxy resin with carbon fibres from DowAksa for improved handling and rapid cycle times for compression moulding of composite parts for structural applications.

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Brexit Likely to hit UK Auto Manufacturers Hard

Brexit Likely to hit UK Auto Manufacturers Hard

Companies that export largely to the EU are the most likely to be forced out of the UK, while those with rich histories in the UK, as well as premium products, are more likely to weather the storm or seek profitability elsewhere.

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Lord’s Adhesives Strategy

Lord’s Adhesives Strategy

The developer and manufacturer of high-performance adhesive products will share its expertise as speakers at the Automotive Circle conference Joining in Car Body Engineering 2017 next week in Germany.

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Borgward Orders Schuler Servo Press Line for China Capacity

Borgward Orders Schuler Servo Press Line for China Capacity

The German car brand, Borgward, has been launched in China with its innovative BX7 model. In order to increase production capacity, Borgward Automotive recently ordered an XL servo press line from Schuler.

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Latest Issue of Lightweighting World in Digital Format

By on March 16, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
Latest Issue of <I>Lightweighting World</I> in Digital Format

From the Woodbridge Group’s plug-and-play solutions to the CAR collaborative project featuring integrated strategies for weight lose using a mix of materials, this edition of Lightweighting World is testament to the rapid assimilation of advanced lightweighting solutions that are available NOW.

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High-Strength Lightweight Joints Using ‘Flow Drill Screw’ Technology

High-Strength Lightweight Joints Using ‘Flow Drill Screw’ Technology

The FDS® flow drill screw is an innovative single-sided fastening solution for assembly into extruded/hydroformed profiles and difficult-to-reach locations.

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Adds Lightweight Materials Expert

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Adds Lightweight Materials Expert

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) has announced the addition of Gregg Peterson to its Accelerating Technology team.

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Previewing the March/April Issue of Lightweighting World

By on March 1, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
Previewing the March/April Issue of <I>Lightweighting World</I>

While regulations and fuel economy standards may have launched the initial lightweighting push, manufacturers and suppliers are now creating their own momentum. Examples of this can be found throughout the upcoming March/April
edition of Lightweighting World.

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