EconCore N.V.

EconCore N.V.
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Company name:
EconCore N.V.
Company description:

EconCore provides core technologies for most economic honeycomb sandwich panels and partsEconCore offers technologies for continuous production of most economic thermoplastic honeycomb materials which allow an in-line further processing to lightweight, cost efficient and high quality sandwich panels and parts.

EconCore’s daughter site ThermHex Waben (www.ThermHex.com) also provides thermoplastic honeycomb cores and selected configurations of honeycomb sandwich panels.EconCore supports customers and licensees in their application development and integration of the EconCore technologies in existing production lines.

Materials:

PP honeycomb cores, Recycled PET honeycomb cores, FR/FST honeycombs, PP honeycomb panels, Composite panels, Metal skinned honeycomb panels

Typical Applications: 
Trunk trim (polypropylene honeycomb cover boards)
Load floor / Trunk trim (structural composite parts)
Headliner
Door panel / Door insert 
Vibration dampening 
Seat-back
Lightweight elements for electric vehicles design
Bulkhead
Parcel shelf

Our use cases:

Thermoplastic composite trunk floor of Hyundai Creta

Replacement of PU based technology with a lighter, sustainable / recyclable and cost copetitive thermoplastic honeycomb technology in Hyundai Creta trunk floor. PP honeycomb core – PP/GF composite skin sandwich, converted into a finished part within a ultra short cycle compression molding process.

Advantages:

20% weight saving, Cost savings, Sustainable and Recyclable part, cycle time reduction

Material:

PP honeycomb core – PP/GF composite skin san

Process:

Thermoplastic, Compression Molding

Development Status:

in use

Development Partners:

DPA Moldados (Tier 1)

Further information:
Looking for cooperation for:

Automotive OEMs and Tiers, as well as with converters with compression molding capabilities

Contact details

Tomasz Czarnecki

COO

+32 16 381060

tomasz.czarnecki@econcore.com
www.econcore.com
Ambachtenlaan 25
B – 3001 Leuven
Belgium

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