Bio-based Sport Goods

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This test case is focusing on the optimisation and scale-up of bio-based sport goods, replacing current material by biofoam with high mechanical strength and antimicrobial properties. The goal is to find a bio-based substitute for EPP bead foam which has similar elastic properties and can be used in sports applications

Facts & Figures

  • Polymaris produced 25 kg PHBV for trials at CEA and Fraunhofer ICT
  • Foaming of compounds from CEA / own compounding of recipe developed by CEA
  • Upscaling and production of 5 kg ORMOCER®-formulation CBS_026_II,  application with a automated spraying unit 
  • WSVK received a small amount of foamed PBS for testing

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