Saturday, August 20, 2016

I Spent Years Gluing Models Together-Am I in the UAW?

So will there be a giant clamp or just two burly auto workers pushing on opposite sides of the chassis for 10 minutes?

Gluing a car together might seem like a dangerous way to reduce weight, but it turns out that the practice of using advanced adhesives to construct vehicles is not so new. The Boeing Dreamliner airplanes have used a kind of super-superglue since 2009. ...

Now, General Motors is taking this idea and applying it to their cars. Though it's unclear if GM is using the exact same method as the Boeing Dreamliners, making use of intense glue and lighter materials creates a similar result.

I don't like this. If this holds, in ten years they'll be duct taping the cars together.

Tip to Instapundit.