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With the latest advances in injection moulding and 3D printing, biocomposites are of high interest for a multitude of applications and provide a number of new opportunities. For example, furniture and consumer goods have started to offer several options...
Published on: October 12, 2017
Biocomposites
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Plant fibre or bio-based resins are now more widely use. Raw materials and intermediate products are now more commonly available. Some companies are making more than "green washing". Here some of the recent initiaves in the field of Biocomposites.
Published on: August 2, 2016
He will be making a presentation during the JEC Americas: Houston conferences about providing quality assurance for establishing complete supply chains, next June. 1.       What kind of innovations can we expect from the natural fibres field?The future of...
Published on: April 2, 2015
This event will bring together people and companies with an interest in biocomposites – what they are, how they can be used, how they compare to traditional materials and the business case for using them. The event will be a combined workshop and...
Published on: October 2, 2014
The market report gives the first comprehensive and detailed picture of the use and amount of wood and natural fibre reinforced composites in the European bio-based economy. The analysis covers natural fibre as well as wood-plastic composites in extrusion...
Published on: November 29, 2013
The advantages of products containing peat fibre are their bio origin, low cost, water resistance, impact strength, excellent fire endurance characteristics and biodegradability.Through its various projects VTT has developed materials containing...
Published on: January 21, 2013
The new material reduces raw materials consumption by 25–30 per cent and the carbon footprint of production by 35–45 per cent. Biocomposites challenge chipboard as furniture material.   “The frames are lighter by nearly a third because they contain more...
Published on: December 31, 2012
Their main product line is Biotex high-performance flax reinforcements and impregnated sheets, which provide the high performance level and easy processing normally associated with glass fibre composites, but with reduced weight and environmental impact....
Published on: March 16, 2012
These new biofibers, including RheVision’s existing offering of wood fiber, rice hull and flax fiber reinforced polyolefin, are helping RheTech meet the growing demand for environmentally friendly materials that meet the performance characteristics of...
Published on: January 24, 2012
The Fibre and Biocomposite Development Centre (FIDEC) was established to spearhead in the development of the fibre and biocomposite industry in Malaysia. Established in September 2006 as a focal point for information on pre-commercialisation activities...
Published on: February 24, 2011