Monthly Archives: July 2014

Thermoplastic Car Bodies Are Ready to Roll

By Jan H.Schut Two papers given at the Society of Plastics Engineers’ ANTEC 2014 Conference April 28-30 in Las Vegas, NV, (www.4spe.org) describe the development by Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany (www.volkswagenag.com), of what is believed to be the first … Continue reading

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Is Thermoplastic RTM Close to Commercial?

By Jan H. Schut For over 10 years R&D has gone on among European car makers, machine builders, material suppliers and research institutes to adapt conventional resin transfer molding machines from thermosets to thermoplastics. Instead of pumping two-component epoxy or … Continue reading

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