Meeting present and future global materials requirements for nylon air intake manifolds

Rob J. Palmer, Craig Norrey, Ryuichi Hayashi, Dino Tres

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By the year 2000, many automotive industry followers predict at least 50 percent of all automotive air intake manifolds will be made of nylon materials. As nylon air intake manifolds continue to grow in automotive applications, trends in assembly techniques and systems integration will affect material performance requirements and final material selection. The trend toward higher engine temperatures will have a profound impact on the performance requirements for air intake manifolds. Keeping these trends in mind, this paper will examine several nylon materials in relation to present and future performance requirements for air intake manifolds.

Original languageEnglish
JournalSAE Technical Papers
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Congress and Exposition - Detroit, MI, United States
Duration: 1996 Feb 261996 Feb 29


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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