23 April 2007
23 April 2007
Faurecia has chosen Saint-Gobain Twintex Long Glass Fiber Pellets (GFL) to build the new Dodge Nitro door module.
This new door module offers considerable advantages in terms of costs, weight saving of 25%, quality, acoustic performance and ease of assembly.
Faurecia and DaimlerChrysler Corporation were honoured at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 36th annual International Automotive Innovation Awards gala (USA) for the innovative use of plastics in the chassis: Hardware category. Faurecia’s third generation Highly Integrated Door module was recognized for the integration of a rail-less window regulator on the all new-2007 Dodge Nitro.
The GFL Twintex TP PP 75 TP201 offers a choice of additives and a high glass concentration. Saint-Gobain Vetrotex say that it helps suppliers optimize formulations for dilution and long glass fibre dispersion in the mix, and that manufacturers guarantee the mechanical properties of their pieces and decrease the cost of raw materials.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has partnered with Composites Australia to provide Australian civil and composite engineers with access to the latest knowledge on an innovative reinforcing solution to the costly corrosion of concrete infrastructure.
Composite products, based on polyurethane technologies from global chemical company Huntsman, are taking centre stage at a design exhibition at the Design Museum Gent, Belgium.
The Brazilian composite sector expects to close 2018 with a turnover of US$ 685 million, a high of 3.8% compared to the previous year.