Trains, buses and subways make extensive use of composites in vehicle body panels, air conditioner enclosures and interior parts and components. Increasing demand for lightweighting in this sector offers good opportunity for more composites application.
Process combination produces significantly lighter overhead storage bins for big-rig sleeper cabs.
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