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Agency: Cordis | Branch: FP7 | Program: CP-IP | Phase: NMP-2008-3.4-2 | Award Amount: 9.76M | Year: 2009

Polymer based manufactured components for construction applications have been designed, developed and demonstrated in European projects such as HP FUTURE-Bridge, SAFEFLOOR and MEGAWIND. The results are very promising regarding customer requirements, quality, technical and economical feasibility and the favourable impact of using this kind of composite-based components in terms of sustainability, safety and quality of life. However, there is a need to industrialise the whole construction process of the Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) components in order to really achieve these results. Further integration of the entire supply and value chain is needed, as well as the development of a high technology for design and manufacturing of FRP components, to transform on-site construction to off-site manufacturing. The overall objective of the Trans-IND project is to develop a cost-effective integrated construction process that will enable the maximum capability of industrialisation of components for transport infrastructures (road and pedestrian bridges, underpass, containing walls, acoustic and safety barriers) using polymer based materials (carbon fibre, glass fibre ). It will be demonstrated, as a pilot case, for components of a bridge (beams and preslabs) due to a higher complexity in the bridge components manufacturing and assembly compared to other applications.


Patent
Tno, Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH and Philips | Date: 2011-10-24

An organic opto-electric device is disclosed comprising an opto-electric element and a protective enclosure for protecting the opto-electric element against atmospheric substances. The protective enclosure comprises a multi-layered protective layer in which a first inorganic layer, a first organic layer comprising a getter, a second organic layer free from getter material and a second inorganic layer are stacked in the order named, wherein the first and the second inorganic layer encapsulate the first and the second organic layer. The getter is distributed in the first organic layer a nanometer sized particles and the second organic layer has a thickness of at least 10 m.


Patent
Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH | Date: 2011-04-07

A system for illumination of a light sensitive medium includes means for patterning each of a plurality of beams using an illumination unit having at least one illumination head, the illumination head including at least two arrays of individually controllable light valves, means for projecting the patterned beams onto the light sensitive medium, means for displacing the light sensitive medium relative to the patterned beams, such that the patterned beams are scanned across the light sensitive medium in a scanning direction, means for directing the patterned beams towards the light sensitive medium by means of lenses arranged such that each lens directs a respective part of a respective patterned beam towards a respective target area on the light sensitive medium, means for spacing the arrays apart in the scanning direction, such that each of the arrays scans the patterned beams across the areas of the light sensitive medium as the light sensitive medium and the at least one illumination head are displaced relative to each other, the respective target areas scanned by the patterned beams are contiguous, means for individually controlling the individually controlled light valves of the illumination unit in dependency of the relative movement between the illumination head and the light sensitive medium, and a plurality of light emitters in the form of light guides arranged to illuminate the light sensitive medium via a light valve arrangement, the light valve arrangement including a plurality of electrically controlled light valves, wherein at least two of the light emitters are arranged to illuminate a plurality of light valves each.


Patent
Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH | Date: 2011-04-08

The invention relates to a method of illuminating at least one rapid prototyping medium (RPM) wherein the illuminating is performed by at least two simultaneous individually modulated light beams (IMLB) projected onto the rapid prototyping medium (RPM) and wherein the rapid prototyping medium is illuminated with light beams (IMLB) having at least two different wavelength contents (WLC


Patent
Rehau Ag & Co. and Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH | Date: 2015-10-07

The invention relates to a structural part that has a metal component, a plastic component and a bonding agent system interconnecting the metal component and the plastic component. The invention is characterized in that the bonding agent system consists of a plastic bonding agent or of a plastic bonding agent combined with a primer, the plastic bonding agent being a polyester, a polyurethane or an epoxide that is modified with a diene and/or a polyene. The invention also relates to a method for producing said structural part.

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