JEC WORLD 2022: Arkema unveils its new solution for recyclable and ever more efficient composites
As a major player in the composite sector, Arkema will once again launch at this year’s JEC ...Read more
The world’s largest 100% recyclable blade made from our Elium® thermoplastic resin
On 17 March 2022, the ZEBRA (Zero wastE Blade ReseArch) consortium announced a new step forward in ...Read more
Arkema finalist of JEC Composites Innovation Awards 2022
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Elium® is suitable to many key parts of a boat like hull, deck, gangway, helm, mast, foil wings and moulds in carbon, glass or natural fibers.
Thanks to 8 years of technical collaboration with the racing team Lalou Multi in France and the development of 3 world class competition sailing boats to date, Arkema 3, a 6.50 transatlantic boat and Arkema 4, a multi-50, Elium® resin has demonstrated superior mechanical performance to thermoset resin with the revolutionary and unique recyclability property.
If the thermoplastic resin Elium® is perfectly suited to the manufacture of hulls and decks, by infusion of carbon or glass fibers, it can also be used to manufacture the underside of semi-rigid boats by infusion molding.
Seduced by the performance of Elium® resin and its ease of use, in 2019, the Breton company Ouest Composites was the first to produce a semi-rigid boat in Elium® resin.
On multi 50 Arkema 4 with cockpit, deckhouse, front outtrigger arm fairing are made with Elium® resin.
30% of the parts were made from recycled Elium® resin.
Elium® 188 O and 188 XO grades have been used during resin infusion of the Arkema 4.
Light Sailing boat with hull, deck and structure made with Elium® resin, natural fibers and recycled carbon par Northen Light, Italy.
Building a sailboat in recyclable thermoplastic composite is a world first.”
We are offering something new, basing the design of our boats on recyclability.”
Elium® resin is a breakthrough innovation in composites materials. This thermoplastic resin provides many benefits for the ...
In a conservative market, dominated by steel reinforcements, composites rebars or FRP (Fiberglass Reinforces Polymer) rebars are ...