Composite Materials: Advanced Materials and Lightweighting (DVD)

“Spotlight on Design” features video interviews and case study segments, focusing on the latest technology breakthroughs. Viewers are virtually taken to labs and research centers to learn how design engineers are enhancing product performance/reliability, reducing cost, improving quality, safety or environmental impact, and achieving regulatory compliance.

In the episode “Composite Materials: Advanced Materials and Lightweighting” (30:20), Molded Fiber Glass Companies, known for its deep involvement in the creative development of the molded fiberglass process for the Corvette, demonstrates the manufacturing of sheet molded composite for fiberglass parts. Tanom Motors introduces the Tanom Invader , a blend between an automobile and a motorcycle made exclusively with composite materials. Finally, Euro-Composites demonstrates the manufacturing of honeycomb core material made out of aramid paper and phenolic resin used in aircraft structures.

This episode highlights multiple areas of interest, including:

  • Latest innovations and economic advantages over traditional materials
  • Real-life manufacturing demos
  • Future trends and solutions

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Published:
  • 2015-04-15
Specs:
  • Published by SAE International with a Product Code of SOD-002, ISBN of 978-0-7680-8167-1.
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