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Adhesion promoter bonds aluminum, polyamide in injection molding process

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 | Permalink

An insert molding process employing a co-polyamide adhesion promoter to bond aluminum tubing with fiberglass-reinforced polyamide 6 is being used by Mercedes Benz in several of its vehicles to derive weight savings. The aluminum tubing employed in the vehicles connects both A-pillars together and supports the entire dashboard-from the steering wheel to the glove compartment. These elements used to be welded or screwed together with metal connecting plates, a stable solution, but one that involves more weight. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Koplas: Insert molding yields one-piece impeller-rotor; plunger system key to quality parts

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 | Permalink

In a claimed world first, Japanese Tier I parts manufacturers are molding water impellers that feature integrated motor rotors in an insert molding process carried out on vertical presses. These electric-powered impellers employed for motor and cabin cooling are used on hybrid vehicles such as the Prius. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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