Utilizing the properties of engineering thermoplastics provides the answer to many problems confronting the automotive designer today. Many large parts are now becoming possible including vehicle front ends where part integration and value engineering can be used to maximum benefit. Tomorrows vehicles will certainly utilize larger moldings and there will be increased use of engineering structural foam. Developments are already under way to make complete rear door assemblies, truck cabs, and public service vehicle interiors.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the First South African Conference on Plastics in the Service of Man.
  • Corporate Authors:

    General Electric Plastics BV

    Bergen op Zoom,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Bussink, J
    • Radley, M H
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00181689
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM