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LFT flax and jute advantages
Monday, 02 March 2015

The UK?s NetComposites has developed injection mouldable long fibre thermoplastic (LFT) flax/PP and jute/PP pellets using pultrusion technology and commingled yarns.

They offer a competitive alternative to glass LFT and continuous fibre composites while providing a number of benefits including a stiffness comparable to glass. This results in materials which are low weight, capable of complex moulding geometries, offer good impact and creep resistance and improved performance over alternative short-fibre materials.