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ECO-COMPASS in Science China Technological Sciences

A paper prepared by some of the ECO-COMPASS partners has been published in open access in a special issue of SCTS.
The article, co-authored by Jens Bachmann (DLR), Carme Hidalgo (LEITAT) and Stéphanie Bricout (Airbus), is entitled "​Environmental analysis of innovative sustainable composites with potential use in aviation sector – A Life Cycle Assessment Review".  The motivation for this paper is to give an overview of potential environmental properties of eco-materials in aviation. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a tool to calculate environmental impacts during all life stages of a product. The main focus is laid on the bio-fibres flax and ramie, recycled carbon fibres and bio-based thermoset resin systems.

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