After-LIFE Plan

After-LIFE Plan

Conclusion to the project A SWOT analysis was conducted at the end of the project to identify the internal contours of the results in terms of strength and weakness as well as the contours external to the project in terms of opportunities and threats. The members of...
Replicability study

Replicability study

In addition to the railway sector, market survey was carried out to assess potential of FARBioTY products for applications from different fields or sectors. Flax fibres are derived from a renewable resource. They are naturally light and have good mechanical...
Production process of FARBioTY biocomposites

Production process of FARBioTY biocomposites

Overview of the process The biocomposites tested all along the FARBioTY project results from a 5-step process from the flax fibres to the final composite material. Each partner plays a specific role in the production process, including test phase to thoroughly...
Ageing evaluation of selected materials

Ageing evaluation of selected materials

Based on the screening phase (cf. Small scale screening test and optimization), four samples have been selected for their mechanical and fire performances: CPT1, INFU1, INFU2 and RTM3. They were tested first before ageing process as a reference and then after...
Small scale screening test and optimization

Small scale screening test and optimization

Introduction Before presenting the results, it is important to keep in mind that the choice has been made to tests samples issued from industrials processes and not produced in the laboratories of Nord Composites or Sicomin. So, the material compounds are therefore...