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Gauging Green Composites

Posted November 22, 2015 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

In an effort to quantify how "green" cellulose reinforced composites really are, a team based out of Imperial College London and University College London developed a life cycle assessment of BC- and NFC-reinforced epoxy composites. They were surprised to find some materials may not be as "green" as previously thought. One issue may be the manufacturing process for nanocellulose-reinforced epoxy composites: vacuum assisted resin infusion. In larger parts with longer life cycles, such as those used in automotive applications, the green credentials appear to be more evident.


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11/22/2015 5:56 AM

BC ... NFC ... ?

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11/24/2015 9:01 PM

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What about WTF? Do you think that might fit?

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