ALL-POLYURETHANE BUMPER DEBUTS

Reaction injection molded polyurethane bumpers arrive with the 1978 Volkswagens. Advantages include 15% weight savings over steel bumpers equipped with hydraulic shock absorbers. Temperature tests confirmed that polyurethane bumpers can be used as energy-absorbing elements for a 5 mph barrier impact.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 54-55
  • Serial:
    • Automotive Engineering
    • Volume: 85
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
    • ISSN: 0098-2571

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173951
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM