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New Light-Weight Materials for Vehicle Body Panels –Aluminum/Nylon Laminates
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1980 by SAE International in United States
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Aluminum/nylon laminates are described which are designed for light-weighting applications in stiffness-limited automotive body panel applications. They are lightweight, stiff, damage resistant, formable and durable. They appear to offer a cost effective replacement for .81 mm (.032″) steel sheet at 1/3 the weight per square foot.
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CitationMcKenna, L., Wohl, M., and Woodbrey, J., "New Light-Weight Materials for Vehicle Body Panels –Aluminum/Nylon Laminates," SAE Technical Paper 800079, 1980, https://doi.org/10.4271/800079.
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