Automotive


Clariant contributes to bright future of e-mobility with additive solutions and insights shared at seminar during ChinaPlas 2019

Exolit OP 1400 (Exterior): ENHANCING SAFETY DURING CHARGING PROCESS. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today hosted a seminar outlining its additive solutions and insights for e-mobility market reshaping the automotive sector in China. Held at the ChinaPlas exhibition in Pazhou, Guangzhou, China, the seminar focused on Clariant’s e-mobility solutions under the theme “Moving Towards a Smart, Sustainable Future” which generated strong interest and interaction from attendees.

Binder Jet Q&A with GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook

Left to Right: Jake Brunsberg, Binder Jet modality leader, GE Additive and Josh Mook, innovation leader, GE Additive. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR021)After announcing two agreements with Cummins Inc. and Wabtec Corporation, GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook share what we can expect from the Binder Jet team in the short to mid-term.

Expanded automotive aftermarket portfolio by Avery Dennison

Expanded automotive aftermarket portfolio by Avery Dennison - New wrap colours, paint protection and automotive window films. 
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR420)A significantly expanded automotive toolkit is showcasing at this year’s Avery Dennison FESPA stand. Additions to the range include three new Supreme Wrapping Film colours, a new option for paint protection and a comprehensive range of automotive window films.

SABIC introduces LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste

SABIC introduces LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste.SABIC today introduced its LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ portfolio of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounded resins derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to support the circular economy and help reduce plastic waste. By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET (primarily single-use water bottles) into higher-value PBT materials with enhanced properties and suitability for more-durable applications, the company is encouraging the use of recycled resins. These products also offer a smaller cradle-to-gate environmental footprint than virgin PBT resin, as measured by Cumulative Energy Demand (CED) and Global Warming Potential (GWP).

For Auto Test labs, Moog’s New Solutions Go Beyond Servo Valves

Moog’s electric test system’s actuators remain stable during use because of the dual force/position control and the fixtures eliminate interference with the actuators regardless of the type of test methods lab managers perform. 
(Photo Moog, MGPR1901)Virtually every automotive testing laboratory knows Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), a manufacturer of high-performance motion control products, solutions and services, for its long-lasting servo valves. Yet Moog also wants test lab managers to know about Moog’s new electric multi-axis test systems (EMATS), the Moog Test Controller with new Data Acquisition Modules and a series of hydraulic, electric and hybrid actuators. Moog will present these technologies from May 21-23, 2019, at the Automotive Testing Expo (stand 1620) in Stuttgart, Germany.

Mactac to showcase brand new cast wrapping Mactac ColourWrap Series at FESPA 2019

Mactac to showcase brand new cast wrapping Mactac ColourWrap Series at FESPA 2019.
(Photo: Mactac, PR017)Fleet wrapping projects and affordable vehicle customisation have received a welcome boost with the launch of a new Mactac ColourWrap Series of cast films. The new Mactac ColourWrap materials, in 50 different colours, will be under the spotlight at the brand’s FESPA 2019 stand.

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