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DARRAN MOORE

The Nifco R&D team has worked in collaboration with material supplier Celanese and prototyping company Graphite AM, to design, prototype and test a new engine bracket which could bring significant benefits to the running of the vehicle Read more

Materials

Polyscope’s XIRAN SGH30EB glass-filled thermoplastic composite was specified by Webasto France and the Renault Group for the roller-blind guide rails on the panoramic sunroof modules installed in the Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic MPV models Read more

Materials

The innovative solution is being used as standard in the new Mercedes GLC F-Cell, which combines a fuel cell with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery Read more

Materials

A prototype of this unique approach, developed jointly by Teijin Composites Innovation Center and Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation, will be on display in the Teijin Group booth at JEC World Read more

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The German Design Awards are the international premier prize awarded by the German Design Council, and aims to discover, present and honour unique trends in design Read more

Materials

Mafill is Ravago’s first globally available recycled PP grade, and is available in identical quality regardless of whether it is produced from the starting materials regionally available in Europe or the US Read more

Materials

Compared to conventional non-woven fabric surfaces, this newly developed product is easier to clean, offers great freedom in the design process, and has excellent aging and emission properties Read more

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Gianfranco Roselli

Renolit has seen demand for Tecnogor take off as the next-generation composite for automotive interior applications, and has attracted the attention of leading German, Italian, French and Japanese carmakers Read more

Materials

Engineered to operate at high velocity, they make a significant step in overcoming issues related to sealing at high rotary speeds that limit electric cars being able to meet the ultimate goal of travelling the same distance as a petrol or diesel veh Read more

Machinery

The precise control, and resultant consistency in the process makes it the ideal choice for joining and welding a wide range of polymer types and component variants Read more

Industry News

The ID., which will go into production near the end of the year, will be Volkswagen’s first electric car, and be CO2 neutral through its entire life cycle Read more

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Brexit uncertainty has been cited by Nissan as a major reason behind the move Read more

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BurgerD.

The Relyon Plasma Plasmatool is a highly efficient plasma hand tool for flexible and simple surface treatment Read more

Materials

The resin offers excellent alkali stress crack resistance for the automotive market Read more

Materials

The material reduces the risk of unwanted noise when coming into contact with other casing materials and can be used in vehicle interiors and consumer electronics Read more

Materials

The air vents were manufactured using an Akromid polyamide compound Read more

Materials

The cuts have the potential to cause major issues within the UK’s plastics industry supply chain Read more

Industry News

The second year of decline in a row has been attributed to falling consumer confidence and a highly turbulent market Read more

Industry News

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Photographer: Keith Polwin

Gamil Magal welcomed as new Board of Arlington Automotive member. Read more

Industry News

The Research & Development team at Nifco UK is celebrating five full years in operation, since the department opened in 2014 with just two employees. Read more

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