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Plastics in Automobile Instrument Panels, Trim and Seating

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0822
  • ISBN 1-56091-031-3
Published February 01, 1990 by SAE International in United States
Plastics in Automobile Instrument Panels, Trim and Seating
  • English
  • 144 pages
The structural, styling, and comfort advantages offered by plastics have contributed to their widespread use in automotive applications. This comprehensive publication focuses on the utilization of plastics in automotive instrument panels and interior components. Partial contents include: composite materials in automotive seating~moldflex integral spring system; use of computerized mold filling analysis in predicting the quality of molded plastic instrument panel attachment bosses; the car seat made from engineering thermoplastics; viscoelastic MDI-based polurethane foam for sound and vibration dampening in automobiles; and low-density SRIM technology~for automotive interior trim door panels.