High unit volume and low weight requirements for electric bus battery enclosures fueled development of TRB Lightweight Structures’ specialized epoxy system and automated composites production line.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
Dale Brosius reflects on recent composites industry trends and how they are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Contributing Writer, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
Unlike automotive driveshafts, automotive output shafts cannot leverage shaft length as a factor when making the case for composites. Instead, other beneficial features have made a composite output shaft able to compete with metal shafts, especially in electric vehicles.