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New Kraiburg rubber can beef up polymer composites

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Gummiwerk Kraiburg has developed a material comprising “non cross-linked rubber foils”, which can be integrated directly into existing manufacturing processes for polymer composites.

Kraiburg CFRP Laminat_KRAIBON layers 600The material, branded Kraibon, is designed to overcome the limitations of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) constructions in applications such as motorsports, aeronautics, transport and automotive.

While FRPs offer excellent stability-to-weight ratio, they can be costly and also have limitations in terms of acoustic properties, fragmentation and impact behaviour, according…

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