Led by global and industry-wide sustainability goals, commercial interest in flax and hemp fiber-reinforced composites grows into higher-performance, higher-volume applications.
Technical Editor, CompositesWorld
INCA Renewable Technologies targets commercialization of hemp-based biocomposites line for automotive, wind, marine industries, moves forward with processing facility construction.
AIMPLAS and TNO study analyzed 12 methods for six different biocomposites. Solvolysis and pyrolysis proved the two most promising alternatives tested in large-scale production at a pilot plant.
German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) and partners present a conventional composite material alternative using cellulose that can be processed using industrial processing methods.
Lignin fibers produced via an aqueous solution and dry spinning process result in homogeneous, smooth-surfaced fibers that are more environmentally friendly and cost-saving.
Sicomin celebrates 40 yars at JEC World with the launch of two novel GreenPoxy products and an informal drink reception at its booth.
Novel PLA blend is proven on pilot plant scale for technical textile applications like aerospace, medical or automotive engineering.