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Engineering Insights: BMC Creates New Dimensions in Underhood Apps

Specially formulated material enables production of high-tolerance automotive engine air intake component. The past 20 years have seen the introduction of numerous metal-to-composite conversions in automotive engine-compartment applications. Although weight reduction can be a factor in such conversions, the focus increasingly is on improving performance at the same cost, or reduced costs vs. metallic components Read More…

Lightweight Composite Materials Used In Transportation Systems

Trains, planes and automobiles – and yes, even bicycles – use composites extensively. All the leading products in those transport categories take advantage of composite materials. Why are composites used in transportation? Weight and Durability Composites save on weight and they are superior in durability. A steel bicycle is subject to rusting and who wants Read More…