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Prospects for composites in automobile manufacturing

At the recent 6th Aachen-Dresden Textile Conference held in Dresden, Germany, Heinrich Timm of Audi summarised the prospects for composites in automobile manufacturing. Lightweight design and construction will have a key position and this offers opportunities for high-performance fibres when used correctly in composites. The potential for lightweight design include:

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Prototype with permanent built-in self-cleaning effect

TWD Fibres has developed a super-hydrophobic filament yarn with a permanent built-in self-cleaning effect that could have application in automotive interior textiles.

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Teijin JV begins full-scale production of airbag fabrics in China

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibre product converting company, has started full-scale production at NI Teijin Airbag Fabric (Nantong), a joint venture (JV) engaged in manufacturing and sales of fabrics for automotive airbags.

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