#COVESTRO

Interiors

Nissan’s Goal and Greener Interior Materials

Two things to know/think about
#Nissan #Covestro

Plastics

Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composite Developed for Toyota EV Concept

Reduced weight is advantageous for EV application
#Toyota #Covestro

Interiors

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .
#Ferrari #Carbon #HarleyDavidson

Propulsion

About the Audi R8 LMS GT2

For weekend racers who are exceedingly serious, Audi has a new R8 variant
#HP #Carbon #Covestro

Additive Manufacturing

Printing a Shock

Although this shock absorber is just a demonstration device, its fabrication is rather clever as the materials company that made it, Covestro, used three different materials and three different 3D fabrication processes to make it: First, there’s the outer spring of the 40 x 7-cm part.
#supplier #Covestro

Finishing

Achieving Piano Black

“Direct coating is a promising solution for a wide variety of decorative and functional automotive trim components.”
#Hyundai #Covestro

Materials & Lightweighting

Lighter Doors Make a Massive Difference for 2025 (To Say Nothing of the Rest of the Closures)

Here’s a look at a study conducted to get a sense of just how much mass can be taken out of closures through the use of mixed materials rather than just one. You may be surprised at what they determined.
#Faurecia #Carbon #AKSteel

Materials & Lightweighting

Molding and Materials

Let’s face it: when it comes to vehicle development from here on out, the likelihood that there will be a single material that pretty much handles all aspects of the construction of the structural and/or exterior aspects of that car or truck is about on par with Katy Perry giving up her Twitter account.
#Autodesk #Teijin #BASF