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headlamp

1. Lighting device fitted to a vehicle and used to provide illumination on the road. 2. A lamp strapped to the forehead of a surgeon or miner, enabling light to be directed where required leaving both hands free.
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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.

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