SeaBioComp Newsletter No2 May 2020

Welcome to the SeaBioComp Project Newsletter No2 May 2020...

SeaBioComp is a collaborative project which is developing novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials to replace conventional oil-based products in the industry.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:01:57

SeaBioComp General Assembly held online in April 2020...

Due to the Covid-19 situation the SeaBioComp General Assembly meeting was held online at the end of April 2020.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:02:54

Natural Fibre Research and Selection for the project completed...

Partners CETI and Centexbel have been investigating and evaluating the many natural fibres that can be used for manufacturing natural fibre composites.

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Posted 2020-05-01 13:37:02

SeaBioComp 3D printed fender profile

3D Printer produces first bio-polymer concept product for the marine sector...

SeaBioComp has produced its first 3D printed biopolymer fender profile for use in the marine environment.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:03:36

Finding the right biocomposite materials...

Pollution in the oceans by non-degraded (micro-) plastics is a very serious problem of which there is a no practical solution once the plastic parts are discarded in the sea.

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Posted 2020-05-12 10:33:30

Choosing monomers to suit bio-composite production for marine applications...

Choice of materials, resins and production techniques will significantly affect the cost, manufacturing process, mechanical properties and durability of the chosen composite materials.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:46:47

SeaBioComp seawater ageing tests

Partners collaborate on testing of biocomposite materials...

Project partners Ifremer, the University of Portsmouth and VLIZ have been conducting thorough and broad ranging testing of biocomposite materials in the quest to find suitable materials for pilot products for marine applications.

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Posted 2020-05-12 15:14:19

VLIZ presents SeaBioComp poster virtually at SETAC 2020...

Project partner VLIZ joined voer 1600 delegates online for the 2020 SETAC Annual Meeting to present a poster relating to the SeaBioComp project.

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Posted 2020-05-29 13:39:11

SeaBioComp leaflet and infographic...

Organisations wishing to find out more about the SeaBioComp project are able to download the project leaflet and infographic from the website.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:04:07

Focus on Project Partner CETI...

The European Centre for Innovative Textiles (CETI) is a research and prototyping centre dedicated to innovation in textile materials, with prototyping and demonstrator realisation at its core.

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Posted 2020-04-30 11:04:26

New findings from FLOWER Interreg project developing flax fibres reinforcements...

The FLOWER Interreg project is aiming to develop flax fibre reinforcements for the composite industry at lower costs.

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Posted 2020-05-11 18:25:12

SeaBioComp is co-funded under the EU Interreg 2 Seas Programme...

The project will run to August 2022 with an overall budget of Euro4.1M, Euro2.5M of which (60%) is funded from the European Regional Development Fund.

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Posted 2020-04-29 17:31:59