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Metal-less film exhibits chrome effect

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A metallic luster film containing no metal whatsoever is making inroads in the automotive sector, replacing solutions based on plating, coating and metal vapor deposition. P!CASUS film from Toray Industries (Tokyo) is a conductive PET-based film of thickness 100-145 micrometers comprising several hundred individual lamellar layers or more formed during the extrusion process with precise control of layer thickness. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Metal-less film exhibits chrome effect

Plastic penetrates engine mount application, again

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 | Permalink

In what could be an emerging trend, plastics are making increasing inroads into an auto application previously the domain of aluminum: engine mounts and supports. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  ZF Friedrichshafen AG BASF Renault-Nissan fiberglass reinforced polyamide read more

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Plastic penetrates engine mount application, again