DETROIT – Auto makers soon may expand the use of carbon nanotube-filled plastics from fuel lines to other fuel system parts, predicts Hyperion Catalysis International Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based advanced materials supplier. Patrick Collins, Hyperion marketing director, says auto makers are moving fuel system components from steel to plastics reinforced with carbon nanotubes to improve performance and design flexibility. Carbon nanotubes have been used for years in resin fuel ...

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