Ann, you raise the issue of crash-optimized composites. That got me thinking, how safe is a vehicle if it's designed with this lighter weight material? Beyond safety, what about maintenance costs given that most vehicles are involved in some sort of minor fender bender if not a full-blown accident over the course of their lifetime. Is it much more difficult to repair a composite structure vs. steel door panels, for example?
Linear guides are one of the most important components required for the design of automated or computer-controlled equipment. Aluminum profile extrusions, used for these guides, can enable designed-in functional features.
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