Sustainable hemp fibre prepreg material for automotive interiors

WhatsApp Image 2024 03 04 at 12.07.46An environmentally friendly pre-impregnated material called ramie fibre reinforced – polylactic acid (RFR-PLA) has been developed for automotive interior applications by the University of Indonesia.

The RFR-PLA prepreg is a semi-finished composite material and consists of a natural polymer matrix and natural reinforcing fibres from hemp plants.

For the full story, see the April 2024 edition of MobileTex.


Photo: Universitas Indonesia