The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Metal Replacement
Durable plastics consume less energy during the production process and replaces metals. Due to metal substitution not only weight can be saved but also an increasing number of functions can be integrated in an individual application.

3869 subscribers 1612 documents
Subscribe to this channel

Mar 9, 2017 | Industry News

Ford Explores 3D Printed Large-scale Auto Parts: Breakthrough for Vehicle Manufacturing

Ford has explored how large-scale one-piece auto parts, like spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles which are lighter than their metal counterparts, as the first...

Read more

Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

New Opportunities for Flexible Electronics: Thermally Conductive Rubber

Researchers have developed a thermally conductive rubber material that represents breakthrough for creating soft, stretchable machines & electronics. Unprecedented combination of metal-like thermal...

Read more

Feb 15, 2017 | Product News

Metal-replacing Composites & 3D Printing Technology by Solvay at JEC World 2017

At JEC World 2017, Solvay will present its technologically advanced light-weighting material solutions for manufacture of high-performance structures for auto & aero. Solvay’s PPSU foams used as a...

Read more

Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

Carbon Fibers and Glass Fibers Reinforced Polymers: Steady Growth Expected

The present study examines the global market for carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and glass fiber reinforced plastics (GFRP).Metal-replacing composites revolutionizes auto & aero market and...

Read more

Feb 9, 2017 | Industry News

JV to Accelerate PAEK Composite Applications in Aero Sector: Victrex/Tri-Mack

Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics have established a joint venture, TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate commercial adoption of metal-replacing polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the...

Read more

Mar 6, 2017 | Product News

Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction: Covestro at JEC World 2017

Covestro will present metal-replacing material solutions and technologies for the automotive, electronics and construction sectors and for the generation of renewable energies at the JEC World...

Read more

Feb 16, 2017 | Product News

Triple fold Increase in LED Pool Lighting Achieved Using PolyOne’s Conductive Polymer

Akboru Elektrik has selected Therma-Tech™ thermally conductive polymers from PolyOne to replace aluminum for heat sinks in LED swimming pool lighting. PolyOne’s conductive materials provide a...

Read more

Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

Carbon Fiber Composites Make an Entry into Chinese Cars: ELG/Adesso Partnership

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials have concluded MoU regarding cooperation to develop metal-replacing recycled carbon fiber composite components for the automotive industry based on...

Read more

Feb 10, 2017 | Industry News

Stainless Steel Instruments Replaced by Covestro's Polycarbonate (Makrolon)

Bio2 Technologies is taking a novel approach for surgical procedure with plans to replace stainless steel instruments used in two implant applications with instruments made of Covestro’s...

Read more

Feb 6, 2017 | Industry News

Allied Moulded Expands Non-metallic Electrical Polycarbonate Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products has expanded its POLYLINE® AMP Series of polycarbonate enclosures. The POLYLINE AMP Series of injection-molded products made from clear polycarbonate are now being offered in...

Read more

Showing 31 - 40 of 1,613 documents matching your search
Back to Top