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Ultra-lightweight carbon fiber helmet utilizes spread tow reinforcement

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 | Permalink

Bell Helmets have launched its new Pro Star helmet reinforced by TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fiber reinforcements. The result is  a helmet with the lightest and strongest shell ever. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Japanese molder targets low-cost, lighter plastic fuel tanks

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 | Permalink

Rather than invest in costly extrusion blow molding machinery dedicated to the production of plastic fuel tanks, Japan’s Yachiyo Industry (Sayama) has developed an innovative system that retrofits to standard large JSW blow molding machines that it uses on its 21 machines worldwide to mold the tanks. Normally fuel tank blow molding machines extrude two sheets that are then blow-molded. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Corvette composite garners SPE grand award

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 | Permalink

For the second time in three weeks, Continental Structural Plastics’ (Auburn Hills, MI) TCA Ultra Lite material has been recognized by the composites industry for innovation, winning the Materials category and receiving  the Grand Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers at last week’s 2015 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards event. . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Composites Automotive read more

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Hyundai’s hydrogen crossover employs CFRP chassis

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 | Permalink

A super lightweight carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) chassis designed and built for the for the new Hyundai Intrado hydrogen-powered crossover concept car has been recognized at this year’s UK Composites Industry Awards. The Axontex 3D beam car chassis design was developed by Axon Automotive Ltd (part of Far-UK) in collaboration with Hyundai. Prototypes were produced in the UK for Hyundai by Axon Automotive at its factory in Northamptonshire. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Composites Automotive read more

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Plastic fuel injector wins SPE award

Friday, November 13th, 2015 | Permalink

A heated tip port fuel injector used on the Honda Fit and Honda City vehicles sold in Brazil to improve cold-start performance in ethanol-fueled vehicles has captured the most innovative use of plastics award in the powertrain category at last night’s 45th Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala. The part was developed by Honda, Delphi Automotive and DuPont Automotive. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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