Archive for May, 2017

Crashworthy Lightweight Material Solution For Automotive Industry

By on May 30, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
Crashworthy Lightweight Material Solution For Automotive Industry

BMW, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, and the University of Delaware-Center for Composite Materials has completed research proving the accuracy of high speed computing for modeling and simulation, to predict the quality and effectiveness of a material that is both lightweight and safety-tested.

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Solvay Provides Solution for Quieter Clutch Actuator

Solvay Provides Solution for Quieter Clutch Actuator

Solvay and FTE, who have collaborated for more than 20 years, worked together to select Ixef® 1027 PARA, a 50 percent glass-fiber reinforced, heat-stabilized compound that delivers very high strength and rigidity along with excellent creep resistance

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Thermosets Offer Performance + Cost Advantages

Thermosets Offer Performance + Cost Advantages

Offering the same lightweighting benefits of thermoplastics, thermosets excel in high-heat applications exposed to harsh environments or elements found in automotive applications.

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KAAP Expanding Again in Kentucky Thanks to Lighter Vehicles

KAAP Expanding Again in Kentucky Thanks to Lighter Vehicles

“This is our 12th year producing aluminum automobile suspension parts in Kentucky. Two years ago we decided to make our sixth investment, and due to the increasing necessity of lighter vehicles, we have decided to make another investment.”

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