Battenfeld-cincinnati and Wood K Plus prolong research cooperation


According to battenfeld-cincinnati (Vienna), both newcomers and experienced processors of wood-plastic composites (WPC) have benefitted from the cooperative research agreement between battenfeld-cincinnati Austria and the research institute Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH (Wood K plus), headquartered in Linz, Austria, since 2008. This cooperation agreement, a part of the Comet program organized by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG, will now be extended for another eight years and further intensified.

Machine manufacturer battenfeld-cincinnati has completely overhauled the WPC extrusion line used by Wood K plus and brought it up to the latest technological standard. This means that even more flexible methods of processing materials with natural fiber content can be realized—in both one-step and two-step processes.
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