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Commercial-scale carbon fibre recycling

Carbon Fiber Recycling plans to recycle 2,000 tonnes of carbon fibre waste a year at its 3,250 m2 facility in Tazewell, Tennessee, USA.

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Major challenges for recycling automotive plastics

Despite initiatives such as the End of Life Vehicles Directive in Europe, there is still a significant volume of automotive plastic that is not currently recycled and is destined for landfill or incineration.

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Innovative nonwovens from recycled waste

France-based Laroche, a manufacturer of textile recycling, airlay web-forming and bast fibre processing equipment, is developing collaborative solutions to turn post-consumer products, such as clothing, carpets, car seats, airbags and mattresses, into usable fibres.

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Accelerating the composites recycling challenge

A motorsport and advanced technology business is working with lightweighting and materials researchers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre to advance its processes for manufacturing recyclable composite components that extend useful lifetimes and reduce tooling costs.

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Mitsubishi acquires strategic stake in ELG Carbon Fibre

Japan’s Mitsubishi is to acquire a 25% stake in UK-based ELG Carbon Fibre (ECF) from ELG Carbon Fibre International, a subsidiary of ELG Haniel of Germany.

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Recycling carbon fibre products from America’s Cup campaign

ELG Carbon Fibre and Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are working together to ensure the carbon fibre process waste and end-of-use components from the team are recycled as far as possible.

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Sigmatex launches recycled composite material

Sigmatex has developed a new carbon fibre composite material within its SigmaRF product range.

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Recyclable bio-based automotive composites

The Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI) will present a number of innovations at the Sachsen Live booth during JEC World in Paris, France, from 8-10 March.

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Solvay to open airbag recycling facility in Poland

An EU-backed project that recycles post-industrial technical textile waste, initially from airbags, into high-quality polyamide (PA) 6.6 grades has announced the development of an industrial-scale facility in Gorzów, Poland, which will become operational in 2016.

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