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Where collaboration meets innovation

SABIC’s Luc Govaerts, director of formulation & application development, Specialties business and EconCore’s chief operations officer, Tomasz Czarnecki discuss the synergy of the companies’ material and process technologies for new honeycomb structures that combine significant weight savings, thermal stability, rigidity and insulation capabilities.

Efficient production processes reduce material supply problems

The ThermHex honeycomb cores and their efficient production process set a good example in times of shortage in the supply of raw materials.

Rigidity and safety milestone for new composite of basalt fibres

Basaltex, specialist in innovative uses of basalt fibres, has achieved a significant milestone in developing and testing a new composite material solution comprising fibres of basalt combined with EconCore’s patented honeycomb technology.

Econcore’s new honeycomb cores made with SABIC resin

EconCore has developed new honeycomb cores for laminated sandwich panels made with SABIC’s NORYL GTX resin, a polyphenylene ether (PPE) blend, and EconCore’s proprietary technology.

New composites application for furniture and interiors

Renolit with EconCore have been exploring the various issues of lightweighting, modular design, easily formable and rigidity for the automotive and other markets.

EconCore appoints aerospace honeycomb expert as CTO

EconCore has appointed Olivier Rozant as chief technical officer from January 2021.

Fynotej announces two new automotive OEM contracts

EconCore’s thermoplastic, honeycomb technology is now being introduced into two of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers by non-woven specialists, Fynotej.

EconCore joins Audi and others to develop composite battery casings

Belgium-based EconCore has announced a partnership involving AZL, Audi and others to establish the potential of using composites for battery housings.

A core to recycled motoring

Thermoplastic honeycomb core industry leader, EconCore, has partnered with the Eindhoven University of Technology to build a car made entirely out of recycled materials.

Honeycomb material reduces Hyundai trunk floor weight by 20%

EconCore, leader in lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb core technology, and DPA Moldados, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, have developed innovative technology which has reduced the weight of the Hyundai Creta’s trunk floor by 20%.