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Flaxpreg success for Faurecia

Flaxpreg is made from very long flax fibres and acrylic resins, making it a 50% natural materials part.

19th April 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Nanterre

Transport/​Aerospace

Flaxpreg is made from very long flax fibres and acrylic resins. © FaureciaAmong automotive innovations showcased at this year’s JEC World in Paris was a load floor made with Faurecia’s Flaxpreg composite technology that is being employed this year in selected new Peugeot vehicles.

Flaxpreg is made from very long flax fibres and acrylic resins, making it a 50% natural materials part.

Its benefits include high mechanical performance and significant 35% less weight than market-competing products, which equates to shedding 1kg of weight from a vehicle. It also allows designers considerable freedom in shaping their designs.

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