FNST used injection molded polyamideimide (specifically Torlon 4275 from Solvay Specialty Polymers of Brussels).
Knowledge gained on the initial program led to further developments at FNST. The company has subsequently commercialized low-friction Levitorq thrust washers and Levitas rotary-sealing rings, both based on polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin with proprietary fillers.
FNST, one of the largest producers of elastomeric seals and custom molded parts, is pursuing advanced electric vehicle technologies as part of its commitment to sustainable products and processes.
"We are working in collaboration with our customers to ensure that electric vehicle technologies evolve to the next level of safety and reliability," says Luis Lorenzo, vice president, Advanced Product Engineering, FNST. "One of our key drivers is to develop alternative technological solutions that address the functional requirements of the system and the cost effectiveness of different approaches."
Le 1er FNST
, dont la ceremonie de cloture prevue jeudi soir devait etre marquee par l'adoption de la declaration d'Ifrane pour la preservation des jeux et sports traditionnels et la remise des prix aux gagnants, est organise par le ministere de la Jeunesse et des sports en collaboration avec la prefecture de la province d'Ifrane, sous le signe "Tous pour la preservation du patrimoine culturel immateriel".
"The First Nations Snowboard Team's mission is to improve the quality of life and empower Aboriginal youth across Canada by using snowboarding as a fundamental tool for excellence," said Andrea Stelter, the FNST
division manager from Little Shuswap Indian Band.
And Aaron Marchant, the operations manager who also founded the FNST in 2004, is hoping to have Aboriginal snowboard clubs from coast-to-coast one day.
British Columbia's FNST has certainly been a success thus far.
For us, it will most often be one of our own compounds at FNST, so we will have access to uncured rubber, and also cure conditions, i.e., time/temperature at the press and, if appropriate, oven post cure.
Comparison to other FNST samples that passed the customer's test: Others were tested by XLD and yielded values ranging from 1.38 to 1.48 E-04.
In this position, he is responsible for overseeing advanced materials development and chemical regulatory compliance issues for the FNST
's Americas business.