MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017Modern Technologies in Manufacturing (MTeM 2017 - AMaTUC)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Processes of Plastics and Composite Materials|
|Published online||22 November 2017|
Characterization of a thermoforming composite material made from hemp fibers and polypropylene
1 Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Memorandumului Street, No. 28, 400114 Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Romania
2 TAPARO SA, 43562 Village Borcut, No. 98, Maramures County, Romania
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper refers to a composite material developed for manufacturing thermoformed products with applications in furniture making, automotive industry etc., a method and machinery for manufacturing the material in unwoven form. From this material, Research and Development Department of TAPARO SA has designed and built a series of furniture components. The composite material made of a thermoplastic fibrous component and hemp fibre component, the way of obtaining and the properties of the thermoformed material presented in the paper are necessary in the process of designing and optimizing the parts.
© The authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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