Tag Archives: Lanxess

Lightweighting Shines In Europe

Impact on climate change will be the biggest fallout from Donald Trump’s efforts to unwind strict federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions that would have required vehicles to [..]

Automotive, Carbon Fiber, Compression, Europe, Reinforcing Material , , , , ,

K2016: Composite Tablet Housings Are A Technical Tour de Force

One of the interesting technologies at K2016 will be all-new, single-process composite lightweight housings for consumer electronics devices, such as tablets or smartphones. The goal is to significantly [..]

Automation/Robotics, Carbon Composites, Electronics, Europe, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Insert Molding, Polycarbonate, Reinforcing Material , , , , ,

Collaboration Impressive on Lincoln’s New Front Camera

Seven different engineering plastics from five producers are used in a complex camera deployment mechanism hidden behind the badge emblem in the 2016 Lincoln MKX. Ford has filed [..]

Automotive, Composites, Engineering Thermoplastics, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, North America, Polyacetal, Polyamides , , , , , , , , , , ,

Composite Coil Springs Debut On Audi A6 Ultra

The Audi A6 Avant is a showcase of leading-edge composite applications, including the first ever composite coil spring. Sogefi, a developer of flexible components for suspension systems based [..]

Automotive, Epoxy, Europe, Polyamides , , ,

Engel Cell Automates Composite Overmolding

One of the big ongoing stories today in plastics—really manufacturing in general—is the increasing automation and cost reduction in processes to mass produce high-strength engineering composites, often using [..]

Automotive, Carbon Fiber, Consumer Goods, Insert Molding, Sports ,

Arburg Provides First US Window To Innovative Composite Project

Arburg will demonstrate an interesting lightweighting process that could prove attractive in particular for automotive applications at NPE2015 in Orlando, Florida, March 23-27. The booth demonstration will include [..]

Automotive, Europe, North America, polypropylene, Reinforcing Material, Two-Shot , , , , , ,

New Polyamides Designed For Foaming

Lanxess has developed a new polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 designed to overcome surface aesthetic problems typically encountered when injection molding with physical and chemical foaming agents. “Both [..]

Automotive, Blowing Agents, Electronics, Engineering Thermoplastics, Europe, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Polyamides , ,

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 1

No. 1:  Development of reinforced laminate sheets that can be used as structural components was a great technical innovation on display at K 2010. At the heart of [..]

Automotive, Comolding, Compounding, Engineering Thermoplastics, Europe, Industrial, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Polyamides, Reinforcing Material , , , , , ,