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Wood fibre – a greener choice?

With the world going eco-friendly on all the products, the concept of green has slowly started to enter the technology industry. Among the various options for environment-friendly products that can be used, one has to carefully choose the product based on the thorough analysis of the purpose and compare the new product with the green component to understand if the change is possible.

One of the important source of renewable and sustainable material is wood fibre. They have proven to be a potential substitute to synthetic fibres. The most important properties of wood fibre that majorly benefits the users is the presence of superior NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) and acoustic characteristics.

The critical reason for choosing wood fibre as the greener choice is the properties of the solution that improves impact and properties of fatigue. Wood fibre proves for best use in the interiors of automobiles.

Some of the most notable characteristics of wood fibre include

  • Light weight
  • Aesthetic properties
  • Recyclable
  • Corrosion resistance

With the presence of these properties, wood fibre has been used in creating solutions for automotive, packaging, household requirements. As they can be tailored to fit the requirements of the customer combined with low production costs, wood fibre solutions have been continuously used in the automotive industry to create door panels, door inserts, seat back panel, carrier dashboards etc.

Spectrus group offers wood fibre based solutions including

  • Wood fibre mats
  • Wood fibre preforms
  • Wood fibre + PP Sheets
  • Hybrid wood fibre thermoplastic sheets
  • Wood fibre based thermoforming sheets

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