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Guide to surface defects

on Injection Moulded Thermoplastics parts

€ 35/copy

List of Publications by or about Centexbel-VKC

jaarverslag 2020-cover

This annual report offers you a tour of our successes, the most important research projects and results, and gives you an overview of some special new devices and of the unique services we offer to companies.

Before spring had even started, all forecasts were undermined by a persistent virus

Regenjassen, blusschuim, braadpannen, pizzadozen, yoghurtpotjes, meubelstoffen, tapijt: de rij producten die water-, vuil- en olieafstotend werden door fluorcarbonen, met het schadelijke PFOS als nevenproduct, is lang. Perfluoroctaansulfonaat is een van de ruim 5.400 zogeheten PFAS-chemicaliën. Het

varietal selection of flax fibres

Flax (Linum Usitatissimum L.) fiber composites serve as sustainable replacement for glass fiber composites. Given that these composites are based on natural sources, their performance is susceptible to variation induced by several factors. Hence, ten flax fiber varieties cultivated in two different

This article addresses the new tools and measures that are being installed to make an optimal use of the available water. French and Dutch article.

In het kader van de Europese “Green Deal” is het belangrijk dat kunststof gebaseerde bouwproducten met recyclaatinhoud worden toegepast. De bouw is immers het tweede belangrijkste toepassingsdomein voor kunststoffen in Europa. Diverse intrinsieke voordelen van polymeren verklaren het gebruik in

Despite continuous advances in municipal waste management, there are still several waste streams that offer limited opportunities for material recovery and thus end up in landfills and incineration plants. One of these challenging streams is bulky waste, defined by the URBANREC project as “(Mixed)

Bio-epoxy resins based on five epoxidized vegetable oils were formulated with an aromatic disulfide crosslinker with diacid functionality, 2,2′ -dithiodibenzoic acid (DTBA), to obtain recyclable epoxy thermosets. Flax fibres (FF) and PLA woven were used as bio-based reinforcements for these matrices

Environmental protection is a global concern – and the challenge is becoming more urgent every day. The public sector is one of the most important actors facing this challenge, as it can safeguard environmental matters, for example through legislation and regulation. This brochure gives the public

OVAM commissioned Centexbel, to conduct a study of the main ‘hidden’ professional textile chains. Using the results from this research, this guide aims to inspire producers and users of professional textiles and encourage them to include their textiles in the circular economy.

Le directeur de Centexbel, Centre de recherche collective spécialisé sur le textile et la plasturgie belge, est à l’initiative de la création d’une plateforme commune réunissant dix centres d’innovation et de recherche belges. Baptisée Innovaders, elle permet aux acteurs industriels de découvrir l