Viewing entries tagged with 'Automotive composites'

Composites poised for wider automotive use as ZSK enhances TFP technology

ZSK has developed a tailored fibre placement (TFP) process designed to reduce cost, wastage and manufacturing times for carbon composites, while offering new possibilities for improved component design and enhancing end-of-life recyclability.

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Bonding fibres for lightweight acoustic insulation

European polyolefin fibre supplier Beaulieu Fibres International presented UltraLink bonding fibres for the automotive composites industry at the recent ANEX Asia Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference in Tokyo, Japan.

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Structural weight-saving technologies using natural fibres

Bcomp in conjunction with a partner has developed a range of grid fabrics for automotive composite applications. The Switzerland-based company’s PowerRibs technology is based on the concept of “leaf veins”, which rigidify a surface with minimum weight.

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Recyclable bio-based automotive composites

The Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI) will present a number of innovations at the Sachsen Live booth during JEC World in Paris, France, from 8-10 March.

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Tailor-made polypropylene fibres for automotive composites

Polypropylene (PP) staple fibres are used in several automotive applications, including the luggage compartment, undershields, floor carpet systems, arch liners and seam reinforcement.

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Lightweight solutions for automakers using composites proven in aerospace

Aerospace composite supplier Albany Engineered Composites and automotive engineering and consulting company Ricardo have entered into a collaborative partnership to provide composite body, chassis and other structural components to the automotive industry.

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JEC predicts steep rise for automotive composites

The second meeting of the new Automotive Composites Circle – an exclusive networking event for top management in the automotive sector – was held during this year’s JEC Composites Show in Paris, France.

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