What Kind of Plastic Is Used for Car Bumpers?

Answer Car bumpers are a vehicle's first line of defense from the bump and grind of the outside world. Car bumpers need to be able to absorb shock and offer an aerodynamic surface for cutting through atmo... Read More »

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How to Fix Plastic Car Bumpers?

Modern cars no longer have chrome bumpers like their predecessors. Today most cars have plastic or polyurethane bumpers that are much less expensive to repair, and cause much less damage during a c... Read More »

How to Fix Plastic Bumpers?

The bumper protects the lower edges along the front and back of the car from damage upon impact. Plastic bumpers have a solid protective piece that rests on the car itself, while a large, hollow st... Read More »

What plastic are car bumpers made of?

Modern plastic car bumpers are made from thermoplastic olefins, polyesters, polycarbonates, polypropylene, polyamides and polyurethanes or blends of these plastics. Glass fibers are added with the... Read More »

How to Patch Plastic Bumpers?

Car bumpers get scraped and scratched all the time. It does take more force, however, to actually cause a hole in the plastic bumper rather than a minor nick. So if you notice your bumper is in nee... Read More »