TITLE

Ceramic/Resin Composite Strengthens Auto Frame

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Charles J.
PUB. DATE
April 1990
SOURCE
Design News;4/23/90, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19084845

 

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