Key applications identified

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Flax is the most suitable natural plant fibre to be used as reinforcement in bio composite materials and can be used for various purposes such as drifting buoys and interior cabins, hatches and panels.

That’s the finding from SeaBioComp, a European Interreg 2 Seas project, that has developed and tested several bio-based thermoplastic composite materials, for potential marine applications.

The project’s aims are to reduce the use of fossil-based materials by developing durable bio-based composites with reduced CO₂ emissions and environmental impact on the marine ecosystem.

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