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Insert molding of explosives initiated by Japanese companies

Monday, March 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Airbags have become a common fixture in the majority of passenger vehicles manufactured around the world. One key component is the inflator: the size of an size N battery; that until now comprised a metal cylinder packed with an explosive material into which wires are inserted. The latest initiators, however, are now being insert-molded using vertical injection presses and polyamide (PA) 6 as the encapsulant. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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World first: Daimler opts for plastic engine support; replaces aluminum

Friday, March 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Daimler is installing the world’s first plastic engine support for the six-cylinder diesel engine used in the new GL Class. Compared to the previous aluminum support, the plastic part offers improved acoustical properties, better thermal insulating characteristics and a 30% weight advantage, while being able to withstand the same load. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  BASF Ultramid A3WG10 CR Daimler engine support read more

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