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In the 17th century, at the heyday of sailing, hemp flourished in Europe and was an important agriculture crop. Almost all ship sails and almost all rigging, ropes, nets, flags up to the uniforms of the sailors were made of hemp due to the tear and wet...
Published on: May 18, 2018
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
Gagner en légèreté tout en améliorant la robustesse. Respecter l’environnement en développant des matériaux éco-conçus, recyclables ou bio-dégradables mais capables eux-mêmes de résister à des environnements sévères. Transférer les technologies d’un...
Published on: March 13, 2017
The Plastics Technology Centre has coordinated the project BRIGIT to produce biodegradable and flame-retardant bioplastics that will be installed in trucks and buses as panels. The project has covered from the biopolymers obtaining, the formulation of...
Published on: January 23, 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
De l’automobile à l’aéronautique en passant par le ferroviaire, la construction navale, le nautisme, le bâtiment, l’industrie, l’électricité / électronique, les sports & loisirs, le médical, la défense, la sécurité, les transports, l’aérospatial, l’...
Published on: June 30, 2016
JEC Group, the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to the composites industry, has announced the ten winners of its prestigious 2016 JEC Americas Innovation Awards program. The ceremony will take place during the 5th annual JEC Americas...
Published on: March 29, 2016
The industrial hemp business is growing every year. The strong fibres are used for insulation materials and biocomposites, mainly in automotive interiors. Hemp food products are increasing in market volume and with the extraction of Cannabidiol (CBD) for...
Published on: March 16, 2016
Over the last two years, four European research centres (CNR-iPCF, SSICA, Tecnalia and Polieko) have been working alongside three business associations (Consebro, PCS, Assocomaplast) and five companies (Iris, Tehnos, RDX, Tuba and Lagrana) linked to the...
Published on: January 22, 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
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