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2012 Lightweighting Special: DSM's plastic portfolio helps slash weight

May 31, 2012

The solutions it provides include brands like Akulon PA6, Arnite PBT, Stanyl PA46 which are actually polyamides and polyesters.

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2012 Lightweighting Special: Textile body eyes auto sector bonanza

May 31, 2012

If Indian OEMs evince enough interest, it is ready to enter into mass production of composite materials-based body parts for cars and trucks.

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2012 Lightweighting Special: Wheels India sees tomorrow today

May 31, 2012

Apart from the obvious advantages of reduced fuel consumption and increased payload capability, a truck driver also gets much better – ‘car-like’ – feeling if the...

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2012 Lightweighting Special: Brose's lighter, stronger agenda

May 31, 2012

Brose India has said officially that it plans to treble its India production capacities by 2014.

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2012 Lightweighting Special: KCI Bearings makes bearing cages lighter

May 31, 2012

Recently, KCI has developed bearing cages using advanced engineering plastics like PA 46 (tradenameStanyl) for Tata Motors.

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2012 Lightweighting Special: Mutual Industries breaks new ground with Tata Storme

May 31, 2012

This project with Tata Motors gave Mutual Industries the opportunity to build 80 parts which had varied requirements ranging from high aesthetics in the interior...