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Decreasing the Cycle Time for In-Mold Coating (IMC) of Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Compression Molding. Bhuyan, Mohammad S.K.; Ko, Seunghyun; Villarreal, Maria G.; Straus, Elliott J.; James, Lee; Castro, Report Jun 1, 2019 5738
Economics vs. recycling: automotive plastics supply lightweight "green" benefits, but recyclers are still up in the air on how to justify their widespread end-of-life recycling. Verespej, Mike Sep 1, 2015 2009
The future of plastics: the material of choice for lightweight, fuel-efficient automobiles: the third-largest manufacturing sector is poised to meet growing demand for its innovative products. Coghill, Kimberly Jul 1, 2015 768
Metals meet plastics' steelier side: the lightweighting of vehicles depends on joining technologies that help automotive manufacturers integrate the strengths of plastics and composites. Tolinski, Michael Jul 1, 2013 2810
Recycling automotive plastics in China. Zhao, Qinghua; Yang, Yanqin; Chen, Ming Jul 1, 2012 1487
Ticona. Brief article Jul 1, 2012 206
Re: research. Nov 1, 2011 1040
Rides. Editorial Sep 1, 2007 327
Visual aids for automotive: materials & processes enhance aesthetics & durability. Tolinski, Michael Sep 1, 2007 1068
Plastics: the return of body panels? A problem with plastics and steel structures is a difference in the coefficient of expansion. Some material modifications may ameliorate that problem. Vasilash, Gary S. May 1, 2006 1079
Report details China's use of automotive plastics. Molinaro, Hope Brief article Mar 1, 2006 169
Innovations in autos are plastics-specific: SPE Automotive Division Award-winning applications reflect a real need for plastics. Tolinski, Michael Jan 1, 2006 1149
Creating clever things with plastics: the auto industry and its suppliers are coming up with some clever ways to do everything from saving gasoline to providing pedestrian protection with plastics. Here are the category winners in the SPE Automotive Div.'s annual plastics awards. Vasilash, Gary S. Dec 1, 2005 1792
Modules de plastique. Sawyer, Christopher A. Dec 1, 2005 501
Big plastic panels done in one (molding machine). Vasilash, Gary S. Aug 1, 2005 800
Automotive plastics 2004. Sep 1, 2004 309
Do plastic body panels have a future? Remember those Saturn commercials showing shopping carts bouncing harmlessly off of plastic body panels? Good idea, right? But apparently the approach never really caught on. Now the question is: will it ever? Whitfield, Kermit Jun 1, 2004 1045
Match analysis with materials: material characteristics and differences are sufficiently disparate so that those designers and engineers who are looking for tools to model parts before they're produced ought to consider those that are specific to the requirements. Gould, Lawrence S. Apr 1, 2004 1494
TPE auto weather seals. Degaspari, John Dec 1, 2003 327
Composite coverup: the latest product from Quadrant Plastic Composites currently smoothes out the airflow under BMW's 5 Series. Plans are underway, however, to mate this material with Class A panels for use in roof, hood, and trunk panels. Sawyer, Christopher A. Nov 1, 2003 1146
Faster autoclave molding. (Composites). Jul 1, 2003 251
New TPOs hit the road. (Materials). Brief Article Jul 1, 2003 134
Car components on site. (Plastics Applications). Molinaro, Hope Brief Article Apr 1, 2003 227
High-gloss finish--no paint required. (Plastics Applications). Molinaro, Hope Apr 1, 2003 322
A clear and instant weld. (Plastics Machinery/Processing). Blanco, Alice Brief Article Apr 1, 2003 133
Will carmakers wave green flag for soy-based plastics? (Industry News). Molinaro, Hope Brief Article Apr 1, 2003 196
Inside the Lincoln. (Plastics Applications). Molinaro, Hope Mar 1, 2003 363
Automotive Plastics Global Markets to 2010. (Special Studies). Brief Article Mar 1, 2003 219
The new muscle for cars. Whitfield, Kermit Feb 1, 2003 497
Pieces on plastics: here are some things that you should know regarding useful development in the plastics arena. (Materials). Vasilash, Gary S. Feb 1, 2003 2446
Dow automotive plays new role as a custom injection molder. (Your Business in Brief). Brief Article Jan 1, 2003 278
Thermoforming shines in exterior vehicle panels. (Thermoforming: Close-Up). Leaversuch, Robert Nov 1, 2002 1438
Taking soft-touch to new heights. (On Materials). Sawyer, Christopher A. Nov 1, 2002 624
Plastics in automotive. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Oct 1, 1992 3503

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