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Carbon Fiber from Biomass

Next breakthrough:  carbon fiber from Biomass. En route to a totally sustainable airplane!

Carbon Fiber Biomass
Carbon Fiber Biomass

The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced up to $12 million in funding to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable non-food-based feedstocks such as agricultural and forestry residues. Continue reading Carbon Fiber from Biomass

BioPlastic in Automotive sector

Industry trend: high end compounds and fiber reinforced compounds gradually replace metal in automotive parts

Injection molded Ketaspire Gear Wheels
Injection molded Ketaspire Gear Wheels

Engineering plastics and thermoset materials have already succeeded in replacing metal in multiple markets. The key driver for this substitution is weight reduction and, consequently, lower fuel consumption for vehicles of all types.

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