Archives par mot-clé : plastics

Eclore Actuators develops highly energy-efficient, bio-inspired actuators

Traditional pneumatic and hydraulic actuators are used in all sectors of industry, but they have their limits in terms of energy consumption. Eclore Actuators, a start-up incubated at IMT Atlantique, has redesigned the component using a new folding process developed in-house. Tens or even hundreds of pneumatic actuators are used …

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Technology for improving the recycling of plastics and composites

composites

Plastics and composites aren’t recycled as often as we might wish, as a result of a lack of facilities, the right technologies not yet existing or not being profitable, or hazardous waste deposits. IMT Nord Europe have been working in partnership with manufacturers to develop and improve the available technologies. Plastics …

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Innovative approaches to recycling brominated plastics

brominated plastics

Recovering untreated plastic materials and putting them back into the recycling loop through a decontamination line is the challenge of thesis research by Layla Gripon, a PhD student at IMT Lille Douai. These extraction methods contribute to a comprehensive approach to recovering plastic materials, in particular brominated plastics. High consumption …

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