Crastin(reg) 5000 PBT family of resins include HR5030F and HR5015F versions for automotive electrical connectors. The resins are hydrolysis- and impact-resistant and contain 30 and 15% glass fiber reinforcement, respectively. The resins retain toughness and strength when subjected to the heat and humidity conditions of USCAR Class III and other test protocols.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.