14 May 2008
14 May 2008
Neulon 480 low-profile additive from Ashland Composite Polymers is now available for European automobile manufacturers using sheet moulding compound (SMC).
Ashland’s Neulon 480 low-profile additive is designed to deliver patented technology for better control of short and long waviness sometimes associated with external auto body parts made from sheet moulding compound (SMC). “Our new technology provides the next step in performance for manufacturers seeking to have even better control over the final Class-A finished body part,” said Sara Frattini, Marketing Manager, Transportation Europe.
“With each new product, including Neulon 480 low-profile additive, Ashland continues to make a conscious effort to formulate with ingredients that may reduce the potential for environmental impact,” said Frattini. Neulon 480 low-profile additive features nearly seven percent bio-based materials.
Research to develop a revolutionary high-performance composite metal hybrid stabiliser bar for trucks and trains has entered a new phase. The findings from the project to date show that the technology has the potential to spin out into other sectors such as aerospace and could see the UK take a global lead with this disruptive technology.
Every year, JEC rewards the best cutting-edge and ingenious projects using and reinventing the use of composites in different categories, recognising the innovation and the full potential of composites.
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