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REFINE® PF3434A

APM (Automotive Performance Materials)

Description :
Part of the range REFINE®, this compound, composed of 30% industrial hemp fiber reinforced polypropylene, is intended for the production of automotive parts.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Compounds

Sectors/Markets :


Bio-based content
Hemp
30%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
The use of PP reinforced with hemp fibers in place of PP + glass fiber provides the following benefits:
- Reducing the weight part of about 10%
- Reduced cycle time between 10% and 20% depending on the room
- Global warming = gain of 14%
- Consumption of fossil resources = 25% reduction
- Energy efficiency = 12% reduction
- Water consumption = 43% reduction
- Waste reduction = 41%

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Implementation
Last update 14/02/2014
Data stemming from statements of the supplier
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