This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 744311.
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Bio-based, recyclable, reshapable & repairable (3R)
fibre reinforced thermoset composites

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The axis

The methodology

Development of bio-based fibres with improved properties.


Development of bio-based fibres with improved properties

The mechanical properties will be compared to the ones obtained with commercially available reinforcement fibres.


Development of bio-based composite

Novel bio-based resins will be created from renewable resources with flame-retardants properties. This will be the basis of the thermoset composite.


Composite manufacturing process

Manufacturing process requirements will be adjusted for pultrusion, wet compression moulding and/or RTM.


Reprocessing, repairing & recycling

Reprocessing, repairing and recyclability of produced demonstrators will be validated via mechanical and chemical strategies.


Technical, economic and environmental assessment

Demo parts will be fabricated for automotive and construction sector: a rear seat back panel and a window profile.

The partnership

A consortium of 13 partners from 8 different European countries has been formed to meet the marked objectives. 6 partners are SMEs, 6 partners are research institutions, and there is also 1 academia from different sectors necessary to complete the value chain of the project.

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Bio-based thermoset composites based on dynamic hardeners

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ECOXY aims at developing innovative and sustainable bio-based thermoset composites that will show advanced functionalities: reparability, reprocessability and recyclability (3R). Both the bio-based matrix and reinforcement materials that make up the composite are being developed [...]

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Ecoxy at JEC, the biggest composite fair!

March 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Ecoxy at JEC, the biggest composite fair!

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