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plastic news EconCore ThermHexEconCore to present innovations in continuous honeycomb sandwich technology at JEC World 2018. Its ThermHex process meets the growing need for replacing complex, heavy and expensive parts in highly demanding applications across industries.

EconCore will present results of new development and tests on honeycombs made in modified polycarbonates, polyamide 66 and polyphenylene sulfide. The work is being carried out in its newly refurbished R&D facilities in Leuven, Belgium.

EconCore is now entering the final phase of validating these engineering thermoplastics. This year, it is targeting new application developments in markets of automotive, aerospace, transportation, packaging and building & construction.

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