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Recycled composites tested in extreme environments

Posted on 09 June 2015

When a car company releases a new product, they build prototypes, which are tested to find weaknesses, mechanical problems and other details that could be improved. The DIAD group has assessed the new materials developed in REFORM in a number of challenging environments, ranging from low temperatures in Finland and the French and Italian Alps to salty, hot environments such as those found in the Canaries.

Thousand of kilometers have been covered to achieve the target. Needless to underline that the result of the REFORM materials was astonishing, in term of performance and durability.

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