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The latest JEC Europe trade show in Paris on 27-29 March 2011 confirmed the wealth of large-scale composite projects in the automotive sector. That sector is racing to keep up with all the different national and transnational regulations, which are becoming increasingly stringent from an environmental point of view, whether it is for car emissions or for recycling end-of-life (EOL) vehicles. Europe is a good example of this.

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In 2000, the average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from Europe’s fleet of passenger vehicles were estimated at 186 grams of CO2/km, as measured by a European test. By 2005, the level of CO2 emissions in France While this situation is all to the good, it does had fallen to 152 grams. Today, European create hurdles for builders. Composite regulations (Decision No. 1753/2000/EC) materials provide relevant solutions to meet stipulate an emissions standard of 130 the new requirements. The sector’s builders gr/CO2 per kilometre for all passenger cars and processors are looking for some of the sold, starting in 2012. Since this objective is to very advantages offered by composites, such be met via the only technological as functional integration, high fatigue improvements that can be measured during resistance, strength and specific rigidity, the certification process, it is based mainly on corrosion resistance and low weight. This last vehicle weight – a criterion Each year in the European Union, such that benefits the heaviest vehicles. An additional 10 gr vehicles generate between eight and nine CO2/km reduction has been metric tons of waste, which must be properly managed. requested, to be reached through other measures. The supplemental measures consist in improving is obviously an argument for the use of the energy efficiency of the air-conditioning composites, but we mustn’t neglect systems, standardizing gear change and tire functional integration, which allows inflation indicators, equipping vehicles with rethinking the overall design of cars. low rolling resistance (LRR) tyres, reducing Replacing parts individually has only limited the emissions of lightweight utility vehicles, effects; by using composites, you can and increasing the incorporation rate of innovate and radically change the way cars biofuels. are designed. If composites are to penetrate the automotive sector at a rate higher than the The recovery and recycling objectives currently modest 6%, we have more work to stipulated by European Parliament and do!

Council Directive 2000/53/EC on end-oflife vehicles are an 85% recycle rate and a 95% recovery rate as a requirement for obtaining certification for all vehicles marketed since 2005. A minimum of 95% reuse/recovery rate per vehicle and per year, plus a minimum 85% reuse/recycle rate by average weight per vehicle and per year, must be reached for all EOL vehicles by 1 January 2015. The directive applies not only to EOL vehicles, but also to their components and constituent materials. Each year in the European Union, such vehicles generate between eight and nine metric tons of waste, which must be properly managed.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011

Cover
Edito
Point of view: Products for thermoplastic reinforcement
Contents
Agenda of Events
COMPANY & BUSINESS
- In Brief
- Aeronautics
APPLICATIONS
- Sports and leisure
- Civil engineering
MARKET
- Glass fibre
- Human Resources
- South America
- Sustainability
FEATURE AUTOMOTIVE
- Vessel
- Prepreg
- Software
- Thermoplastic
- Biocomposites
- High Performance
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
- Process
- Environment
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
- CNC
- Multiaxial
- Thermoplastic
- Traceability
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Cover
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Point of view: Products for thermoplastic reinforcement
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Agenda of Events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Ad1
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - In Brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Aeronautics
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Sports and leisure
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Civil engineering
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Glass fibre
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 18
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Human Resources
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - South America
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Sustainability
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Vessel
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Prepreg
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Software
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Thermoplastic
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Biocomposites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - High Performance
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Process
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Environment
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - CNC
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 54
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Multiaxial
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Thermoplastic
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Traceability
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 63
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