TRANSITION FROM THERMOSET TO THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES: SOME ENRICHING INSIGHTS

There is no denying that recycling and circular economy are hot topics nowadays. Also, for composite materials where we came across the presentation below about the transition from thermoset to thermoplastic composites. A topic that also entails a great incentive for recycling and circular economy.

The presentation below is part of Agesia's mission to reduce carbon emissions and pave the way to more sustainable logistic systems. At the Thermoplastic Composite Convention in April, Jan Verhaeghe, partner at Agesia, shared his personally acquired insights on the transition from thermoset to thermoplastic composites in road and rail transportation equipment. In his presentation he answers questions such as: why did thermoset composite structures not succeed to replace metal structures in transportation equipment? What were the barriers for commercial success? And how can new technologies and materials in thermoplastic composite structures overcome these barriers?

Curious about the answers? Find them here: https://www.agesia.com/transition-from-thermoset-to-thermoplastic-composites/