BASF will apply its "Ultramid" name to the company's entire line of nylon 6 engineering thermoplastics in North America. As of July 1, thermoplastics currently sold as "Capron" will be renamed. BASF added the Capron resins to its nylon 6 product line in May 2003, when it acquired the Honeywell engineering plastics business. Other nylon name changes are in the works. For more information, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3850-575.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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