Plastic Omnium develops new front impact beam for Hyundai  [ France ]

Plastic Omnium S.A. has developed a front impact beam for Hyundai Motor Europe that is 43 percent lighter. This represents a weight saving of 3.7 kilograms compared with the same part made of sheet steel. A new technology combining a pultruded fiberglass and carbon fiber reinforcement overmolded with a thermoplastic resin makes it possible to achieve high levels of performance at a competitive ...
<Mar 09, 2015>