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Swiss Plastics Expo June 27, 2023
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For the SPE Award winners, the sky was the limit

On Friday, 23 June 2023, the Swiss Plastics Expo exhibition team invited the winners of the Swiss Plastic Expo Awards from 2020 and 2023 to a joint excursion to Mount Pilatus.

Swiss Plastics Expo March 20, 2023
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Adhesion promotion and new material combinations: overmolding of plasma functionalized surfaces

"Binding what does not bind" is the motto of plasma surface functionalization. Innovation often requires that two materials that naturally do not bond must be joined. Plasma surface functionalizations are an elegant solution to overcome this challenge.

IWK Institut für Werkstofftechnik und Kunststoffverarbeitung March 15, 2023
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New technique for welding thermoplastic materials by friction stirring

Discover the friction stir welding technique, its specificities and advantages. You will see how this technology is applied to non-fibrous or fibrous thermoplastic polymers and guarantees high mechanical properties of the welded joint.

Swiss Plastics Expo March 13, 2023
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Recycling of biosourced composites

Discover the research projects related to the recycling of flax-PP composites that allow Bcomp to orient its solutions towards a zero waste production.

Institut für Kunststofftechnik FHNW February 27, 2023
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Consolidation of additive manufactured composites

The focus of this speech is the experimental and numerical analysis of the consolidation process for additive manufactured continuous fiber reinforced composites. You will receive insights of composite fusion performed to improve the final composite quality by reducing porosity and warpage.

Swiss Plastics Expo April 28, 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 July 16, 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 December 11, 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 September 4, 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 September 4, 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.