SureWeld 20 and Light-touch SureWeld 35 ultrasonic welders are for precision-bonding automotive plastic assemblies. Ultrasonic technology helps the SureWeld plastic welders weld, stake, rivet, insert metal fasteners, and spot-weld plastic assemblies in seconds. The units feature rectangular support columns, which eliminate deflection and deliver uniform bonding over the entire weldment. Applications include use in reflectors and lamp and dashboard assemblies.
Sonobond Ultrasonics, 887 South Matlack St., West Chester, PA 19382, FAX (610) 692-0674.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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