(Industrial Adhesives)
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Ever-increasing demands from both customers and saftey regulators have resulted in an increase in vehicle mass of ca. 20 kg/year in the last decades; for example a large volume vehicle started out at... (View Full Article)
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Acrylic adhesives as defined in this text are based on acrylate and methacrylate monomers and have been commerically used for more than 50 years. These products are supplied as two separate components... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Appearance of moulded parts is very unpredictable. This becomes apparent when PP an ABS parts in the 'same' colour are mounted adjacent to each other. Different polymers can provide different surface... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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The luxury impression of a vehicle's interior is strongly determined by the surface quality of the plastic interior trim parts. In higher level vehicles, this is achieved by covering the plastic... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Adhesives)
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For the past ten years or so, specially flexiblilised one-component epoxy structural adhesives have been used alongside conventional joining methods in vehicle body shells. As well as offering a... (View Full Article)
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This paper discusses structural adhesives and the benefits they provide.... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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The performance and design criteria for seat systems require that the seat be lighter for reduced fuel consumption while still meeting safety requirements as required by legislation. The safety... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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The global requirement for reduced CO2 emissions and increased vehicle fuel economy is an important aspect of technology development in the transportation Industry. Dow Automotive and Magna Exteriors... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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The goal of this study is to measure Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) performance of passenger vehichle cavities under different driving conditions. Until now, little attention has been given to... (View Full Article)
(Stock Fabricated Materials and Shapes)
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Although Russia is one of the favoured BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) economies for foreign investment, Eugenio Toccalino, marketing manager for plastics with Dow Automotive, noted that the... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Adhesives)
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The automotive industry has in recent years successfully attempted to build lighter vehicles with more fuel-efficient engines in order to significantly reduce fleet consumption in accordance with... (View Full Article)
(Filtration and Separation Products)
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Cabin air quality is a growing concern raised by various automakers throughout the world. Specifications are becoming more and more stringent and the leading specifications are being adopted by more... (View Full Article)
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This document contains a comparison of one & two component polyurethane adhesives and discusses application of two component polyurethane (PU) adhesives for assembling automotive parts a historic... (View Full Article)