These achievements will significantly affect the performance and design of light intensive applications such as automotive headlamps
, rear-projection televisions (RPTV), and commercial lighting.
Key drivers include trends such as thinner and more complex consumer electronics, uniquely branded automotive headlamps
, and lightweighting in the aerospace industry.
Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for the Enforcement Test Program for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 108, covering automotive headlamps
, tail lamps, brake lights, reflective devices and associated equipment.
is designed for injection molding standard and high-intensity discharge (HID) automotive headlamps
For enhanced driving confidence, ultra-bright NIGHTHAWK(TM) automotive headlamps
offer greater night driving confidence.
Industrial Dielectrics is introducing a polyester BMC grade for automotive headlamps
that's tailored for dimensional stability and low emissions under high heat.
Growth will be driven by emerging applications such as illumination, automotive headlamps
, and backlights for LCD monitors and TV screens.
In the 1980s, polycarbonate's clarity, light weight, and impact resistance made it the ideal replacement for glass in automotive headlamps
New 3-D Thermal Prediction software can help designers of automotive headlamps
predict the thermal stresses, distortions, and dimensions of plastics exposed to high-intensity automotive lighting (up to 400 F).
LEXAN resin is one of the toughest and most versatile polymers in existence and can be found in everything from DVDs to automotive headlamps
and steering columns, to camping equipment, cell phones, and computer housings.