Tag Archives: TPO

SPE Winner ‘Active Glove Box’ May Revolutionize Air Bags

Ford has developed a new cost-saving and award-winning knee airbag system using injection molded plastics that it feels will revolutionize the airbag industry. In the new approach, an airbag [..]

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Nissan Liftgate Points to Bright Future for Olefin Plastics

Carbon composites will play an important role in North American automotive design. And so will olefinic plastics. The economics are right. Weight is reduced. The processing technology is [..]

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Novel Chemical Reinforcement Reduces Weight of TPOs

A chemical reinforcing agent introduced three years ago by Milliken (Spartanburg, SC) is about to debut on production cars, Adam Watson, global product line manager for Hyperform HPR [..]

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