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BASF, TenCate Join Forces on Car Composites
11/26/2012

German chemical and plastics giant BASF, and The Netherlands-based aircraft composites maker TenCate Advanced Composites, have joined forces to develop and produce glass and carbon continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for high-volume car production.
  (Source: TenCate Advanced Composites)
German chemical and plastics giant BASF, and The Netherlands-based aircraft composites maker TenCate Advanced Composites, have joined forces to develop and produce glass and carbon continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for high-volume car production.
(Source: TenCate Advanced Composites)

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How strong are composites?
Rob Spiegel   11/26/2012 10:55:19 AM
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Nice article, Ann. If composites are lighter than traditional metals, how strong are they in protecting passengers? I would guess composites need to equal metals in crash scenarios.

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