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Composite materials for lighter vehicles The automotive industry has long been seeking to find a cost-effective solution to weight reduction.

[view details]20-10-2020

EconCore proud to be key partner of sustainable concept LUCA car EconCore, is proud to be a major partner of an innovative project to build a car made entirely out of recycled materials by the TU/ecomotive team at Eindhoven University of Technology, launched on 8 October 2020.

[view details]08-10-2020

Job openings Are you interested to actively participate in the growth of EconCore?

[view details]01-10-2020

JEC Composites Webinar Thermoplastic Honeycomb Sandwich Panel Technology – Meeting the Cost-Efficiency and Sustainability Targets

[view details]17-09-2020

EconCore, Toray and Bostik collaborate on the development of FST qualified thermoplastic honeycomb panels EconCore, Toray Advanced Composites and Bostik, are celebrating the development of a thermoplastic honeycomb core sandwich panel for use in mass transportation applications, including aircraft interiors.

[view details]07-09-2020

Reusable Packaging

Typical Applications:

•    Heavier duty containers / Sleeve-pack / Foldable containers  
•    Smaller (foldable) packaging boxes
•    Plastic pallet

Key advantages:

•    Weight-reduction per the honeycomb sandwich panel effect
•    Cost-reduction per the efficient, in-line integrated production process 
•    Enhanced rigidity 
•    Excellent thermo-formability 
•    Insensitive to moisture and humidity effects (plywood replacement)
•    Improved thermal insulation and acoustic performance
•    Reduction of C02 emissions and minimal environmental impact
 

Most popular honeycomb core materials in these applications:

•    Polypropylene, …

Most popular sandwich skin materials in these applications:

•    Polypropylene, Thermoplastic composites, 

Sleeve pack performance comparison:

 

 

Source:  Test carried out by independent packaging institute in accordance with ISO 844 guidelines.