3 most popular applications of EPP in automotive technical parts
Injection molded parts, Automotive industry, Materials
The automotive industry has been using a variety of plastics extensively in the past few decades. Presently about one third of the components building up a modern vehicle are made from plastics. Expanded polypropylene – EPP in one of the most popular and most valued ones among them.
Impact of plastics on the automotive sector
Future, Process automation, Automotive industry
The increasing use of plastics in the automotive industry is a response to the need of reducing the weight of vehicles and improving fuel efficiency, complying with the strictest regulations on greenhouse gas emissions and the demand for environmentally friendly products.
Individual car configuration – a trend of tomorrow
Automotive industry, Trends, Innovation
Individual car configuration has already become a trend that will surely remain present for a long time to come. We spend a lot of time in our cars and want them to suit our taste and personality. In the past, the possibilities of modifying the appearance of individual car models were reserved for luxury brands only. Nowadays, such options are becoming widely available.
Revolution in 3D technology in the automotive industry
Technology, Future, Automotive industry
3D digital technology has a huge impact on the automotive industry. In the sector where technological innovation is caused by the constant desire to remain competitive, the development of 3D printing will bring about changes in the coming years due to its huge benefits in terms of economic and production sustainability.
Long way to recycling plastics in the automotive industry
Future, Automotive industry, Materials
Ford caught the attention of the international press and automotive industry when, in June 2018, it announced that each of its vehicles contains 250 bottles of recycled plastic, which represents the reuse of 1.2 billion bottles per year.