1975-02-01

Thermoplastics Produce Significant Weight Reduction in Automotive Applications 750157

In the automotive industry today, weight reduction on the automobile has become a critical design priority. The purpose of this paper is to describe the significance of weight reduction on the automobile, to show the properties and economies of several thermoplastic resins, and to report the fit that these properties of the engineering thermoplastics have for the current design priorities calling for weight reduction on the automobile.

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