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Next step in recycling carbon thermosets

A semi-commercial pilot plant is currently being constructed in Germany for recycling thermoset carbon composites via solvolysis with supercritical water.

31st October 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Munich

Sustainable

The process is unique in allowing both the fibres and the matrix of these valuable materials to be recovered to a large extent, but has so far only been trialled on a laboratory level at institutes such as the University of Augsburg in Germany.

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