Crumple Zone Automotive Plastics in Chassis Exceeds New NHTSA Oblique Crash Requirements

New GMU Finite Element Analysis Shows Polymer Composites Save Lives and Weight while Exceeding New NHTSA Frontal Oblique Crash Intrusion Requirements

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Study Shows Polymer Composites Can Reduce Weight and Exceed NHTSA Oblique Crash Requirements

It took 35 pounds of additional high strength steel to get comparable NHTSA Oblique Crash test results as polymer composites achieved, and, the plastics reduced the baseline weight of the car. Read the full details in the study.

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