The electrification of cars is transforming the automotive industry and Japanese engineering plastics supplier Polyplastics is responding with resins that are successfully penetrating the electric vehicle (EV) market as an alternative to metals.
The Spanish company is also cooperating with the main producers of plating chemicals as it develops resins optimized for use with chromium 6-free technologies (inhaled chromium 6 – also known as hexavalent chromium – is a human carcinogen), in order to ensure that plated plastic parts continue to...
The Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV has come up with a variety of innovative new techniques to join conventionally cast components with those made of CFRP.
The world’s first design with Elastoskin-based paper honeycomb trunk floor cover is easy-to-clean versus conventional non-woven fabric surface, offers great design freedom, and has excellent aging and emission properties.
Williams Advanced Engineering has published a White Paper to showcase its proprietary, patent-pending innovations in carbon composites and the benefits they offer to the automotive industry and beyond.
A European consortium plans to investigate triggerable smart polymer material systems and appropriate recycling processes for plastics auto and electronic parts, and clothing that employ multilayer coatings.