This report contains discussion of the different families of thermoplastic elastomer materials, and of the trends in material developments. The key end-use sectors are analysed in terms of material usage and future trends.Flexible-rigid combinations, much heralded in appliance areas, can offer parts integration and cost reductions in the ... The advantage of this is that the problems and coasts arising from downstream manual assembly are eliminated. ... Expanded profiles are employed in the all-terrain Pajero (Mitsubishi) for sealing the engine compartment. ... Mercedes has been at the forefront of the replacement of.
|Title||:||Thermoplastic Elastomers Market|
|Author||:||P. W. Dufton|
|Publisher||:||iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2001-01-01|