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MENAFN - Arab News - 06/06/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi basic industries corporation (sabic) kringlan composites and other industry partners are working to further advance the development of the world's first thermoplastic composite wheel.

this ground-breaking innovation leverages sabic's proprietary ultem resin and kringlan's proprietary three-dimensional composite design capabilities to create a material solution that can be used to replace traditional materials such as metal and aluminum alloy helping reduce weight and emissions and potentially save manufacturing costs across industries from aerospace to automotive and consumer goods ernesto occhiello sabic executive vice president technology and innovation has announced.

thierry materne vice president technology and innovation for sabic's innovative plastics business said: 'this ongoing collaboration with kringlan is an excellent example of how we identify innovative companies with unique technology to collaborate on developing industry breakthrough for the benefit of the downstream industries that we serve."

he added: 'combining sabic'shigh-performance ultem resin with kringlan's proprietary three-dimensional manufacturing technology for carbon composites offers oems the opportunity for reduced weight lower production costs as well as material recyclability. when compared to other thermoplastic materials the ultem resin composite concept offers superior strength at high temperatures dimensional stability as well as resistance to chemicals."



to advance the wheel's development sabic and kringlan have been working on a prototype for a german automotive manufacturer. this innovative and lightweight wheel — the first of its kind in the world — is strong light stunning in design. the significant weight savings made possible through kringlan's revolutionary wheel design coupled with the ground-breaking material technology employed can improve fuel economy. the concept also offers a more sustainable solution. not only can emissions associated with the vehicle's use phase be reduced but the wheel can be manufactured with less environmental impact compared to conventional processes and it offers full system recyclability.


 


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