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Alternative Approaches to Carbon Fiber Production

Currently, the production of carbon fibers is still dependent on fossil fuels, which involve significant CO2 emissions during extraction and processing. As the use of carbon fibers increases, so does the responsibility to utilize both secondary and environmentally friendly resources…

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Historical digression – a brief historical summary

Natural inspiration The plant and animal world stands out because structural set-ups are optimally adapted to fulfil the actual function.…

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Funding made easy – the digital R&D application

The background You can benefit from the research allowance of the Bescheinigungsstelle Forschungszulage GbR (BSFZ) (Certificate office for research allowance)…

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Approaches to recovery – The foundation has already been laid

ReLei, project duration: 12/2014 to 05/2018 The Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology at the TU Dresden, the Institut…

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In 4 steps from the carbon or glass fibre to the finished component

Fibrous composites are widely used in various industries. The areas of application are extensive and range from automotive and aviation…

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We are not alone – start-ups for the recycling of fibre composites

Aerocircular, ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. (Belgium) The Belgium-based company has been preparing decommissioned aircraft for recycling since 2016. In Ostend,…

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The recycling of fibres – what needs to be considered?

The recycling of fibres – what needs to be considered? Fibre composites pass through the most diverse phases during their…

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Thermal utilisation of carbon – why not just dispose of it?

Carbon-fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP, colloquially also carbon) bring with them some challenges at the end of their useful life. For…

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Research in the region – Saxony’s fibre experts

The last ten years alone have seen a wide range of research in the field of recycling fibre-reinforced plastics. In…

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5 logistical challenges for the circular economy

For the recycling of fibrous waste, not only the technical challenges of separating fibre and matrix need to be overcome.…

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Be part of the alliance and join us in facing the challenges with regard to the no longer avoidable handling of fiber composites. Let us together lead the region “Elbe Valley Saxony” into an economically resilient future.