Quarterly Magazine

Second Quarter 2014

Automotive Body and Commercial Vehicle Applications
By Sven Engelmann Dipl. –Ing.,
Director of R&D at EBB Microparts, Crailsheim, Germany

For car body applications including caravans or recreation vehicles, special ABS/PMMA multilayer sheets have been developed. Unlike glass fiber reinforced plastics, these semi-finished products can be formed in a more economic and environmentally-friendly way.

For the recreation vehicle and caravan industry, designers and developers must work out …

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Second Quarter 2014

9th Annual European Thermoforming Conference
By Conor Carlin, Editor 

Over 200 delegates from 27 countries attended the 9th annual European Thermoforming Conference in the glorious Bohemian capital city that is Prague. The theme of the event was billed as “Forming a Sustainable Future” with major topical focus on innovation and competitiveness. Both heavy-gauge and thin-gauge sectors were well-represented in the technical program.

Perhaps one of the more interesting sessions was …

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