Cost effective lignin‑based carbon fibres for lighter cars
Cost-efficient carbon fibres would enable increased replacement of steel with light carbon fibre composites in cars. This would in turn decrease fuel/electricity consumption of the car fleet. The vision of the GreenLight project i…
Up-scaling of lightweight multi-functional concrete and ceramic materials
Development, characterization and upscaling of lightweight materials and components. Introducing new functionalities like self-sensing, easy-to-clean, photocatalytic materials due to the addition of the nanoparticles. Accelerating…
Development of MMC for high performance aluminium components
Metal matrix composites (MMC) are materials that combine a metal matrix with ceramic reinforcements in the form of fibres, particles or flakes. The material may then be used in manufacturing components, for example by casting. The…
LightSURF paves the way for composites in harsh environments
Project Lighter through surface protection, LightSURF, aims to support a wider use of composites in demanding environments through the development of innovative fire and erosion protection solutions.
Microplastics from thermosetting resins
Microplastics derived from thermoplastics are today a well-known problem. But can thermosetting resins also cause harmful microplastics? In the project Microplastics from thermosetting resins, RISE will examine how composites are …
Light Innovative Materials for Enhanced Solar Efficiency
The properties of cover and encapsulation materials for solar modules have a great impact on optimal light capture and service lifetime. Today, glass accounts for up to 90 percent of weight as well as up to 40 percent of the cost.…
Compound casting for lightweight solutions with optimized properties
The purpose is to develop and implement compound casting as a method for production of lightweight components maintaining or improving performance. The industrial need is about developing lightweight solutions by using the right m…
Light, robust and load-bearing structures
The aim of the project is to produce light, robust load-bearing structures adapted for battery storage and freight or passenger transport by combing lightweight materials.