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New Applications of Plastic Components in Vehicle Design

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1166
  • ISBN 1-56091-796-2
Published February 01, 1996 by SAE International in United States
New Applications of Plastic Components in Vehicle Design
  • English
  • 188 pages
In a field as dynamic and expansive as the plastics industry, it is important to keep abreast of the latest developments. This publication presents a selection of papers discussing advancements in design, development, processing testing, and recycling of plastics for interior, exterior, and underhood automotive applications. Contents include: unique low permeation elastomeric laminates for fuel hose; relaxation of thermoplastic rotary shaft seals; using predictive acoustic analysis to evaluate noise issues in under hood applications; properties and recyclability of olefin-based engineering polymer alloys; recycling of low density SRIM interior trim panels; development of thermoplastic PET brake booster control housing; a business view of the recycling of plastics from durable gods; and conductive thermoplastic fuel level sensor element.