OK
The material selection platform
Plastics & Elastomers
The material selection platform
Plastics & Elastomers
metal-replacement-channel

Metal Replacement


Plastics have over-taken metals in many different industries with the superior quality and ease of processing. Metals are being replaced frequently for weight reduction and inducing desired properties.

Durable plastics consume less energy during the production process and are cost-effective as well as tunable. Automotive and aircraft industries are innovating with plastics to replace heavy metals.

Tune into this channel for latest updates about metal replacement. Subscribe now for free and get weekly updates directly in your inbox.

4525 subscribers 220 documents
Subscribe to this channel

Jan 21, 2019 | Product News

PolyOne Rebrands ElectriPlast Tech. as Surround™ EMI/RFI Shielding Formulations

PolyOne has launched Surround™ EMI/RFI Shielding Formulations, a well preferred technology to replace metal in housings electronic components for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in...

Read more

Jan 11, 2019 | Industry News

JEC Group to Focus on Composites Solutions for Future Mobility at NAIAS 2019

At NAIAS, JEC Group several benefits of composits such as metal replacement, lightweighting, design freedom, hybridization etc. from automotive applications. In the new pavilion, JEC Group will...

Read more

Aug 27, 2018 | Article

Advanced Plastic Composite Solutions for Next Gen Lightweight Vehicles

By Donald Rosato

Meet the new-age performance demands in automotive industry. Find out here the innovative multi-purpose plastics & composite solutions enabling weight reduction...

Read more

Jul 27, 2018 | Article

Electronic Applications Requiring More than Heat Dissipation: How Can You Fulfill their Need?

By Mark DeMeuse

Thermal management has always been a major concern in the design of high frequency, high power electronic devices. For example, historically, in many power amplifier designs, the vast majority...

Read more

Jul 19, 2018 | Article

Demand for Medical Grade Plastics Driven by Light-weighting Efforts

By Karthik Pillai

The global medical plastics industry has registered an exorbitant growth due to development of advanced grade plastics. Replacement of conventional materials such as steel, aluminum, and metals by...

Read more

May 7, 2018 | Article

Engineering Thermoplastics Trends & Innovations: Interview with Toray Resin Company (NPE2018)

By SpecialChem

The Toray Group is committed to leading the way in technological innovation and having a positive social impact by developing advanced technologies and new materials. Read the interview with...

Read more

Jan 12, 2018 | Article

Solution Based Barrier Food Packaging Advancing Rapidly!

By Donald Rosato

Astute consumers, who want more functionality and who order online in increasing numbers are requiring a whole range of new, rigid and flexible food barrier technologies, like:  » Thinner walled...

Read more

Nov 21, 2017 | Article

Automotive Thermoplastic & Natural Fiber Composites on the Move!

By Donald Rosato

Advanced material technologies are making breakthroughs in weight savings to meet increasingly tough automotive emission targets. Some of the latest thermoplastic and natural fiber composite...

Read more

Oct 5, 2017 | Article

High Heat Plastic Materials Turning Up the Heat!

By Donald Rosato

High heat plastics have been among the fastest growing plastics products entering new & challenging applications, like: Military / aerospace, automotive, electronics... Although, it is still...

Read more

Jul 11, 2017 | Article

How Thermoplastic Composites Reduce Vehicle Weight?

By Mark DeMeuse

Light weighting or mass reduction is a core focus in automotive markets where a weight reduction facilitates increased fuel economy and decreased emissions. The high strength-to-weight ratio of...

Read more

Showing 121 - 130 of 221 documents matching your search
Back to Top