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White paper: Painting trends for automotive plastic parts; More than just perfect protection

Monday, August 5th, 2013 | Permalink

By Doris Schulz Today, plastic parts account for 15 to 20% of a car’s weight. Many of these are exterior and interior parts which are provided with their respective visual, haptic and functional characteristics by means of a paint coating. The painting technology industry is responding to ever stricter demands with regard to quality, economy and the efficient use of resources with new solutions and further developments. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic coating painting read more

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White paper: Painting trends for automotive plastic parts; More than just perfect protection

New software tool for composite design

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Designers employing composite solutions cite the inability to predict composite performance: failure mode in particular; as handicap going forward. Thankfully increasingly accurate simulations tools are becoming available such as BASF’s (Leverkusen, Germany) Ultrasim package and HyperSizer from Collier Research Corporation (Newport News, VA). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic simulation software read more

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Plastic, rubber combine in critical gear shift component

Monday, July 15th, 2013 | Permalink

German automaker Volkswagen (VW) continues to consolidate its part supplier and this is leading increasingly to development partnerships. Apparently, VW would like to adopt, together with its partners, high added value solutions through a one-stop operation. Here, medium-sized companies which, as specialists, offer “very interesting technical solutions” are coming into play. Once such processor is KKT Frölich (Osterode am Harz). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Plastic, rubber combine in critical gear shift component

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