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Compositi e circolarità
- Assocompositi ha pubblicato un position paper per illustrare le linee guida di una gestione circolare dei prodotti in materiale composito. ...
BASF to expand chemical production in Europe
20/01/2022 - BASF decided to build a new hexamethylene diamine (HMD) plant in Chalampé, France. The new plant is set to increase BASF’s annual HMD production capacity to 260,000 metric tons. Production is...
Swapping Plastic for Plants in Glitter
- Glitter is often made using microplastics and toxic compounds. This is obviously problematic, as the manufacture of this product can cause plastic pollution and environmental damage. Now,...
Researchers turn Alberta oilsands bitumen into high-value carbon fibres
- An assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the Schulich School of Engineering, Kibria leads one of three UCalgary projects selected in the Carbon Fibre Grand...
Resin Makers Gear Up for Gains in Auto, Medical Sectors
19/01/2022 - TotalEnergies has started up a new reactor in Feluy, Belgium, for production of performance polypropylene (PP) materials. Through this investment, TotalEnergies aims to augment its position in the...
Researchers create world's longest flexible fiber battery
07/01/2022 - This submarine drone is powered by a 20m-long fiber battery that is wrapped around its surface. Photo: Tural Khudiyev, Jung Tae Lee, Benjamin Grena, Yoel Fink et al.Researchers have developed a...
Ya es oficial que el cartón puede reciclarse al menos 25 veces
- Un nuevo estudio universitario desmiente el...
BASF to expand European production for Polyamide 6.6
- This investment was announced by BASF’s CEO Dr. Martin Brudermüller during a visit by French...
Custom extruders make composites with natural fibre waste / Use of recycling materials for profiles
18/01/2022 - Custom extruders make composites with natural fibre waste / Use of recycling materials for profilesThe company is responding to sustainability demands by ramping up its extrusion technology (Photo:...
BASF adding nylon 6/6, feedstocks capacity
18/01/2022 - BASF SE is adding capacity for nylon 6/6 resin and feedstocks in Europe. Nylon 6/6 resin capacity will be added in Freiburg, Germany, this year. The firm also is building a new plant making...
Fuel cell Nep Shuttle can quickly carry passengers in French waterways
- Currently being developed by French startup NepTech, Nep Shuttle recently won the CES2022 Innovation Award.The plan requires the catamaran to carry up to 150 passengers (depending on the...
Collaboration Targets Carbon-Fiber Synthesis from Bio-Based Acrylonitrile
14/01/2022 - Solvay and Trillium Renewable Chemicals have signed a letter of intent to develop the supply chain for bio-based acrylonitrile (bio-ACN). ACN is widely used as a precursor for carbon-fiber...
La goma de acacia es clasificada como fibra dietética por la FDA
13/01/2022 - La goma de acacia es clasificada como...
Zhongfu Shenying and Jiangsu Tianniao signed a strategic cooperation agreement
- As the 10,000-ton carbon fiber project of Zhongfu Shenying Xining Co., Ltd. has been put into operation, it is expected that the supply capacity of Zhongfu Shenying’s carbon fiber will show...
Hoka delivers trail racing shoe with two parallel carbon fiber plates
- “When you incorporate a carbon fiber plate into a shoe, you get a ton of propulsive benefits that help with speed, but the rigidity of a typical plate can also pose a potential...
Solvay to collaborate with Trillium on bio-based acrylonitrile for carbon fiber applications
- New agreement with Trillium Renewable Chemicals will enable Solvay's development of sustainable, bio-carbon fiber for use in various applications.Solvay and Trillium Renewable Chemicals have...
Extrusion of composites with natural fibres for sustainable building
22/12/2021 - Sustainability is now a key concept that affects all economic sectors, first and foremost construction, where attention is increasingly required when dealing with innovative and eco-sustainable...