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Bicomposites as alternative panels

A new generation of FR panels for trucks and buses made with biopolymers obtained from by-products of the paper industry has been developed.

23rd January 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Valencia

Transport/​Aerospace, Sustainable

Headed by Aimplas, the Valencia-based plastics technology centre, the project involved 15 partners, including the University of Cantabria and the Spanish company Green Source SA.

It involved obtaining and formulating the biopolymers, modifying them to improve fire behaviour and processing the resulting biocomposites into panels which were installed inside trucks and buses from Solaris and Fiat.

Read the full story on our Inside Composites website

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