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EconCore targets new applications

During 2018, EconCore will be moving forward with lots of enthusiasm and energy, says Tomasz Czarnecki, COO of EconCore.

8th February 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Leuven

Construction, Transport/​Aerospace

A lightweight composite aircraft interior module, co-developed by Diehl Aircabin and EconCore, which uses thermoplastic honeycomb cores for strength, low weight, and high fire resistance, will be on display in the Innovation Planets area at JEC World. © EconCoreEconCore, based in Leuven, Belgium, will present its ThermHex continuous process for producing high performance lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb cores for composites at JEC World 2018 in Paris next month. The process aims to meet the growing need for replacing complex, heavy and expensive parts in highly demanding applications across industries.

The company will present results of new development and tests on honeycombs made in modified polycarbonates, polyamide 66 and polyphenylene sulfide. The work is being carried out in its newly refurbished R&D facilities in Leuven, Belgium.

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