Posts Tagged cfrp

Automated production of lightweight CFRP engine hood in 15 minutes

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 | Permalink

The Composites Europe 2013 show in Stuttgart, Germany, this September 17-19 is set to feature many innovations, among the a new gap impregnation unit with innovative mold technology that will enable the automated manufacture of a vehicle engine hood made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in just 15 minutes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  composite hood IKV read more

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Carbon fiber plays major role in solar race car

Monday, July 29th, 2013 | Permalink

A Japanese university planning to compete in the World Solar Challenge , which will take place in Australia from October 6 to 13, has turned to carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) as a lightweighting option to maximize its chances of victory. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  carbon fiber reinforced plastics Teijin read more

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Lightweight handcrafted hybrid heavy on CFRP, aluminum

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 | Permalink

The XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle from Volkswagen has gone into limited production at the automaker’s Osnabrück plant in Germany with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and aluminum dominating as materials of construction. The vehicles boasts fuel consumption of just 0.9 l/100 km (approx. 261 mpg US). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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