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Abarth Features SABIC Solutions in New Car
By using the resins, the automotive manufacturer was able to attain a 40% weight reduction.
FEA and Composites, Part 2
A look at some background theory to laminate stiffness calculations and review some of the more modern approaches to composite failure analysis.
Shiloh Industries Acquires Radar Industries
The transaction leverages Radar's tool technologies, stamping capabilities and key customer relationships.
Less Weight is More
Lightweighting has become a top priority for design engineers.
Engineers Optimize Designs to Keep them Light and Strong
Weight optimization is a balancing act to juggle competing objectives.
Lightweight Material Champions
While no one wants a product to be heavier than necessary, lightweighting has become an obsession in the automotive and aerospace industries.
Ford Invests Heavily in Lightweighting Efforts
The automaker is trying to outflank the competition in high-volume lightweighting initiatives.
Sponsored Content
Keep it Light
Lightweighting is the new directive in product design.
Engineering Students Turn the Chevy Camaro into a Hybrid Vehicle
GM looks to the automotive future by sponsoring the EcoCAR 3 competition.



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