Composites in the Automotive Industry

October 27, 2016

Composites provide exceptionally high strength to weight ratios, making them attractive materials for use in industries in which weight matters – namely, the automotive industry.

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High Temperature Composites

October 25, 2016

There are many applications, particularly in the aerospace and automobile industries, that require composites with a high temperature resistance. Metal, glass and ceramic-matrix composites provided higher temperature resistance with operating temperatures up to 900° C.

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Passivation and Corrosion

October 21, 2016

Passivation is a term that refers to a material becoming less affected by the operating environment. Generally passivation is used to strengthen and preserve the appearance of easily corroded metals.

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Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP)

October 13, 2016

Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a composite material that can be used to manufacture products that require great strength, while resisting extreme temperatures and chemical attacks.

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