Plastics in European Cars, 2000-2008

Plastics in European Cars, 2000-2008

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This report examines the application of plastics in European cars in the middle of the year 2000. It evaluates the changes in use and considers possible developments over the next decade. The use of plastics for specific components is examined, comparison is made between competitive materials and examples of commercial application are included. Estimates are presented for current plastics usage in European cars with forecasts to 2008.... under-bonnet insulation, dashboards, fan shrouds, fuse boxes and battery housings made from post-consumer plastic waste ... Recycled PET was also used to make HVAC duct vent doors, replacing virgin PET, in 1997 Ford Taurus, Mercuryanbsp;...

Title:Plastics in European Cars, 2000-2008
Author:Ian Helps
Publisher:iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2001-01-01


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