Toray and Honda to validate chemical PA 6 recycling for auto applications

20230919 01 eToray Industries has signed an agreement with Honda Motor to jointly develop a chemical recycling technology for glass fibre reinforced polyamide 6 parts recovered from end-of-life vehicles.

The two companies have begun verifying this technology, which involves depolymerising with subcritical water and regenerating the materials as caprolactam, a raw monomer.

For the full story, see the October 2023 edition of MobileTex.


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