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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
Long-glass leader: how Faurecia helped put TP composites in the driver's seat. Schut, Jan H. Aug 1, 2002 1966
Automotive Industries 2002: 26th Annual Supplier Source Guide. (A-H). Directory Aug 1, 2002 8150
Automotive Industries 2002: 26th Annual Supplier Source Guide. (I-Z). Directory Aug 1, 2002 7586
UPG: the one stop plastic source. (The Supply Side). Peter, John Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 686
TI develops 'ship-in-a-bottle' fuel tank. (New Products). Wielgat, Andrea Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 211
Long-glass PP makes inroads in automotive front ends. (Automotive: Close-Up). Leaversuch, Robert Jul 1, 2002 1109
High-temperature TPE is based on silicone. (Close-Up). Naitove, Matthew H. Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 699
Thermoformed bumper fascia looks like a cost-saver. (Keeping up with Thermoforming). May 1, 2002 307
UV-Cured sealer stops SMC paint pops. (Keeping up with Composites). Brief Article May 1, 2002 250
Acknowledging innovation. (Automotive Observations). Smith, Brett C. Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 549
Annual SPE Automotive Division Innovation Awards: Survivor is the word. Blanco, Alice Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 841
Precolored compounds promise savings. (Materials). Molinaro, Hope Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 152
PP is on a fast track in automotive. (Outlook). Thedinger, Bart Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 697
Regulations, economics & plastics: The uneasy relationship. (MATERIALS On). Whitfield, Kermit Nov 1, 2001 1150
Automotive Plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Industry Overview Sep 1, 2001 3068
Automotive TPO Goes Antistatic. Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 126
Winning the Tank War. Brooke, Lindsay Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 561
Dashboard Gets Cover of TPO Bilaminate. Brief Article Feb 1, 2001 154
PLASTIC BUMPER FOR MINIVANS. DEGASPARI, JOHN Brief Article Feb 1, 2001 220
Liquid Molding Resin Reduces Truck Weight. MOLINARO, HOPE Brief Article Jan 1, 2001 293
In Living Color. Brooke, Lindsay Nov 1, 2000 1182
STEEL INDUSTRY PUSHES FOR MORE FUEL TANKS. EASTON, PETER Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 120
Shell for Fuel Tank Stops Emissions. Brief Article Oct 1, 2000 200
Automotive Plastics 2000. Wigotsky, Victor Sep 1, 2000 2797
Are Composites the Way to the "Super Car"? Chapman II, Gilbert B.; Vesey, Donald A. Sep 1, 2000 1920
Non-Staining Stabilizer Gets OK for Car Interiors. Brief Article Jun 1, 2000 102
SPE Automotive Division Hosts First Annual Safety Conference. Blanco, Alice Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 609
Weatherable Long-Glass PP Challenges Filled Nylon. Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 115
PLASTIC OMNIUM AND SOLVAY REACH AGREEMENT ON NEW SUBSIDIARY. Brief Article Feb 2, 2000 182
PBT, PET Serve in Automated Relay. MOLINARO, HOPE Brief Article Feb 1, 2000 301
Top of the World. Kobe, Gerry Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 1181
Active Intake Manifold With Plastic Flap Valves Is Best in Powertrain. Brief Article Dec 1, 1999 193
FLUID-TOTING FAN SHROUD WINS AWARD. JEWETT, DALE Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 196
APC's Automotive Learning Center is a driving force behind plastics automotive applications. Sep 1, 1999 454
Automotive plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Sep 1, 1999 3151
GRNGES AND HYDRO JOINT VENTURE, CLEARED. Jul 7, 1999 289
FORD'S VISTEON BUYS INTERIOR UNIT OF FRENCH GROUP, PLASTIC OMNIUM. May 19, 1999 278
Designing with engineering resins. Wigotsky, Victor Apr 1, 1999 2663
POLYNORM WINS 250 MILLION GUILDER ORDER FROM FORD. Mar 3, 1999 101
Toyoda Gosei forms joint manufacturing firm in India+. Feb 1, 1999 146
There's room on the road. De Gaspari, John Industry Overview Sep 1, 1998 1899
Automotive plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Sep 1, 1998 4733
Customizing color at the processing step. Stover, Larry; Upchurch, Mitch Sep 1, 1998 1750
Stabilizing molded-in-color TPOs for a "new car" appearance. Solera, Peter; Capocci, Gerald Sep 1, 1998 2014
Resin technology. Wigotsky, Victor Jun 1, 1998 3891
Plastic's brand new spin. Stiefel, Chana Dec 8, 1997 1269
Retain your composure. Dec 1, 1997 465
More throttle. Dec 1, 1997 413
Moldable PP/glass fabric makes headway in composites. De Gaspari, John Oct 1, 1997 450
Automotive plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Sep 1, 1997 4110
Multilayer nylon tubing for automotive fuel lines. Colbert, John A.; Williams, M.; Kirk, P. Sep 1, 1997 3320
Taking a hit: modeling the parameters of thermoplastics in car crashes. Burr, Scott; Hertema, Daryl; Sweeney, Jeff Sep 1, 1997 3268
New engineering resins take on automotive fluids. De Gaspari, John Sep 1, 1997 730
Seven 'firsts' for automotive plastics.; they trim weight and costs. De Gaspari, John Sep 1, 1997 2533
Exotic coestrusions: produce low-permeation fuel lines for cars. Knights, Mikell Sep 1, 1997 1634
Lost-core molding: don't count it out yet. Ogando, Joseph Sep 1, 1997 1117
Will it leak? Hoffmann, Jacques Jun 1, 1997 1743
Cost savings drive R&D on automotive materials. De Gaspari, John Apr 1, 1997 2212
Why PVC micropellets are on a roll in rotomolded auto interiors. Knights, Mikell Mar 1, 1997 552
Laser surface engineering of automotive components. Uddin, M. Nasim; Mohiuddin, Gulam; Duley, Walter W. Feb 1, 1997 2123
Welcome to the New Detroit of the south. Ogando, Joseph Sep 1, 1996 2240
After stalling out, will SMC recycling revive? Gaspari, John de Sep 1, 1996 1259
New automotive materials target reduced cost, higher performance. Gaspari, John De Apr 1, 1996 2023
Compounders take the lead in post-use bumper recycling. Sherman, Lilli Manolis Mar 1, 1996 1467
Integrated front-end assembly wins Grand Award at Automotive Division's 25th Annual Awards Banquet. Shortt, Mark Dec 1, 1995 1204
Viewing the inside as the outside at Detroit/Auto Division RETEC. Shortt, M.W. Dec 1, 1995 846
Plastics in Europe. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Dec 1, 1995 3382
Automotive plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Sep 1, 1995 3515
Leon Tupper: turning adversity into opportunity. Apr 1, 1995 414
Automotive plastics: recycle-content resins head the news at SAE show. Gabriele, Michael C. Apr 1, 1995 2094
In-line color blending trims waste in plastisol rotomolding. Knights, Mikell Mar 1, 1995 437
Plastics in automotive. Wigotsky, Victor Industry Overview Sep 1, 1994 3497
Rockwell International. Brief Article Sep 1, 1994 87
Ford Motor. Brief Article Jun 1, 1994 108
TPEs in automotive. Brief Article Jun 1, 1994 84
Revamped PVC product line yields new-generation resins and compounds. Naitove, Matthew H. May 1, 1994 1521
SAE show highlights: new automotive plastics. Gabriele, Michael C. Apr 1, 1994 2177
TPC Business Research Group. Brief Article Mar 1, 1994 193
Chrysler's Viper is driving innovation in RTM. Gabriele, Michael C. Cover Story Mar 1, 1994 2371
Plastics vs. metals. Wigotsky, Victor Dec 1, 1993 3587
Smoother sailing for plastics recycling. Comello, Vic Oct 25, 1993 1237
In-mold process imparts metalllic look to car body moldings. Sherman, Lilli Manolis Oct 1, 1993 537
Sifting for junkyard treasure. Lipkin, Richard Brief Article Sep 11, 1993 230
Elastomers in automotive fuels, oils and fluids at high temperatures. Hertz, Daniel L., Jr. Sep 1, 1993 2407
SAE highlights new automotive plastics materials and technology. Monks, Richard Apr 1, 1993 4302
Plastics in automotive. Wigotsky, Victor Apr 1, 1993 3860
Automated SRIM preforming is focus for Automotive Composites Consortium. Gabriele, Michael C. Feb 1, 1993 873
'Cyclic' TP composite technology investigated for automotive uses. Gabriele, Michael C. Dec 1, 1992 659
SPE Automotive Division salutes winners of 22nd Annual Awards. Shortt, M.W. Dec 1, 1992 1163
Blow molded vehicle bumper beams. Jula, John; Butterfield, Larry Dec 1, 1992 2126
Plastics in automotive. Wigotsky, Victor Cover Story Oct 1, 1992 3503
What it takes to serve the automotive 'transnationals.' (tips on dealing with Japanese automotive transnationals)(includes related articles) Gabriele, Michael C. Sep 1, 1992 3938
Fillers: making RIM look good. Monks, Richard Cover Story Jul 1, 1992 1113
Ford Motor's. Brief Article Jun 1, 1992 195
Auto gas tanks: the great barrier grief. Schut, Jan H. May 1, 1992 3717
Europe leads in car-parts recycling. Naitove, Matthew H. Industry Overview May 1, 1992 1475
Strategic partners in DCPD RIM. May 1, 1992 365
New polymers and processes for plastics in automotive. Monks, Richard Apr 1, 1992 2130
SPE Automotive Division honors innovations at 21st awards ceremony. Shortt, M.W. Dec 1, 1991 1052
Automotive plastics: more challenges - more solutions. Wigotsky, Victor Oct 1, 1991 3861
Molded-in-color TPO bumper covers reduce cost and enhance design. Evans, Thomas R.; Mosier, Douglas D. Oct 1, 1991 2235
Gas injection molding of an automotive structural part. Shah, Suresh; Hlavaty, David Oct 1, 1991 2808
Coming down the line: five emerging technologies for automotive. Schut, Jan H. Sep 1, 1991 7770
GM unveils Saturn: skin is half thermoplastic. Gabriele, Michael C. Oct 1, 1990 1270
What's down the road for captive automotive molders. Gabriele, Michael C. Cover Story Sep 1, 1990 4299
Automotive custom molders tool up for the '90s. Evans, Bill Cover Story Sep 1, 1990 1823
Automotive plastics. Wigotsky, Victor Sep 1, 1990 4703
Engineering resins; breaking the rules. Wigotsky, Victor May 1, 1990 3298
Thermoset recycling is coming. Naitove, Matthew H. editorial Apr 1, 1990 453
Analyzing adhesively bonded joints for automotive applications. Mohan, Raja Feb 1, 1990 2446
PVC-based TPE's seek niche in automotive, wire & cable markets. Feb 1, 1990 1357
SPE Automotive Division hosts record awards event. Wigotsky, Victor Dec 1, 1989 779
Nylon 12 in the automotive fuel system environment. Gray, Edward K.; Hopf, Gerhard Dec 1, 1989 3523
Creativity and economy. Wigotsky, Victor Sep 1, 1989 5630
Modular systems, more resins make news at SAE '89. Apr 1, 1989 3482
Thermoplastic composite preforms developed for automotive use. Apr 1, 1989 1269
Coinjection versatility spurs automotive potential. Meyer, Wolfgang Apr 1, 1989 1844

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