Ceramic/Resin Composite Strengthens Auto Frame

Murray, Charles J.
April 1990
Design News;4/23/90, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p70
Trade Publication
The article introduces the ceramic or resin composite material devised by engineers at 3M in strengthening of auto frame. The new composite combines a variable measure of epoxy resin with small ceramic spheres known as Macrolite. By reinforcing frame rails with composite material, designers can improve a frame's compressive strength.


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