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Swiss Plastics Expo 28. April 2020
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Predicting Bio-inspired Surfaces

What do moth eye, gecko leg, lotus leaf and shark skin have in common? All of them have inspired researchers to develop applications with functions that mimic biological processes. At the Swiss Plastics Expo Dr. Lempesis, PICC Fribourg, talks about how nature can even initiate scientific innovation.

XINOMER AG 16. July 2019
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Our Polymer Solutions – Your customized compound

In order that your products to stay one step ahead of the competition, we develop your tailor-made polymers– known as compounds. With our experience, our know-how and our equipment, we develop your customized compounds.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung 11. December 2018
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Research and Development Composite Technology/Lightweight

The IWK is the research and development partner for companies in the fields of fiber composite technology and lightweight construction. The Institute will develop fundamental solutions for problems of practical relevance.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung 4. September 2018
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Research and development Connection technology

Are you looking for the right joining technology for a specific challenge? Our institute is your partner for research and development in the field of connection technology. We will find the right solution for you in applied research through the use of new joining processes and new materials.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung 4. September 2018
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Research and development in injection moulding / PUR

The IWK is the research and development partner for companies in injection moulding and PUR. The Institute can develop fundamental solutions for problems of practical relevance.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung 6. August 2018
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Lightweight injection molded integral foams

The thermoplastic foam injection moulding process has a high lightweight construction potential without losing rigidity. The process is particularly interesting for lightweight construction applications and is therefore being investigated at the IWK.

XINOMER AG 12. July 2018
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Development of an e-beam crosslinked HFFR cable-compound

In close collaboration with the customer, an e-beam crosslinkable, halogen free and flame retardant (HFFR) cable-compound was developed for the Asian railway market.

XINOMER AG 10. July 2018
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Development of customized compounds

According to the specific requirements of our customers, Lapp Engineering develops tailor-made compounds. We formulate, produce prototype material in our in-house technical center and test the compounds according to the specification of our customers.

XINOMER AG 25. September 2017
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Process optimization with biopolymers

In the processing of biopolymers into technically demanding plastic components through injection moulding the processing parameters have to be individually adjusted. In close collaboration with the customer, the suitability of biopolymers for use in cable glands was successfully verified.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung 3. November 2016
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Composite Annulus Filler for Rolls-Royce Jet Engines

Together with FACC, IWK has developed a composite annulus filler for the next generation of Rolls-Royce jet engines. The part comes as metal replacement, thus saving weight and increasing safety, and is manufactured in a cost-efficient RTM process.

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