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Metal injection molding gets boost with new grade availability

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 | Permalink

New stainless steel metal injection molding grades allow metal parts to be manufactured at lower cost but with the same high quality and performance according to their supplier BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Leaf springs turn to composites for lightweighting

Friday, April 5th, 2013 | Permalink

Automakers are targeting all areas of the car in their quest for lightweighting and in future, they may even consider switching from heavy steel leaf springs employed in suspension systems due to a joint development of polyurethane supplier Henkel (Dūsseldorf, Germany) and composite component manufacturer Benteler-SGL (Ried im Innkreis, Austria). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Carbon fiber reinforced carbon helps automakers process steel

Friday, March 1st, 2013 | Permalink

A new type of carbon fiber reinforced graphite material designed for industrial heat treatment applications comprises comprising a graphite matrix and reinforcing fibers made of carbon. The carbon fiber reinforced carbon (CFRC) is a high-strength composite said to be ideal for use in high-temperature processes requiring lightweight and temperature resistant materials such as the heat treatment of steel components for the automotive and aerospace industry or the coating of silicon wafers in the photovoltaic industry. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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