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EconCore appoints aerospace honeycomb expert as CTO EconCore, world leader in thermoplastic honeycomb core technology, has appointed Olivier Rozant as Chief Technical Officer from January 2021.

[view details]15-02-2021

Fynotej announce two new automotive OEM contracts using EconCore’s honeycomb core technology EconCore’s thermoplastic, honeycomb technology is now being introduced into two of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers by non-woven specialists, Fynotej.

[view details]14-01-2021

EconCore joins Audi and others to develop composite battery casings EconCore is pleased to announce a partnership involving AZL, Audi and others to establish the potential of using composites for battery housings.

[view details]23-11-2020

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

Smallest Cell Size Thermoplastic Honeycombs Ever

[Published on: 16-05-17]

Next to the 3mm cell sized PP honeycomb in a very low thickness of 3 - 3.5mm which has already been marked as a great commercial success, EconCore’s daughter company ThermHex Waben launched now two other configurations of the honeycomb: 5 mm cell diameter for core thickness range from 10 to 12.7mm and 4mm cell size for 4 – 6 mm thick honeycombs.

The smaller cell size enables a perfect surface quality of the laminated sandwich panel and opens new application possibilities for the honeycomb cores. 

EconCore’s licensees are also looking at similar fine cell geometries for their specific application domains as the new geometries prove exceptional good processing at the same time. With conventional, low volume oriented production techniques, honeycomb cores with such small cell sizes are only available for aerospace applications.

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