Biocomposites

Imagine an affordable way to go green

The need to replace fossil-based materials with renewables is more than a trend that comes and goes with the seasons. This is change for good. So, imagine finding an easy and cost-efficient way to cut the environmental impact of every product in your portfolio.

DuraSense® by Stora Enso

Our wood-fiber biocomposite is a blend of wood fibers and polymers – virgin, recycyled or bio-based – offering a flexible solution with the mouldability of plastic, yet the strength, workability and natural feel as well as sustainable benefits of wood. A switch to biocomposite can reduced your CO2 footprint by up to 80%, improve recyclability and give you the opportunity for circular business model. DuraSense® is for companies seeking a high-performance, cost-competitive and bio-based alternative to plastics.

The DuraSense® product family is suitable for a wide range of applications from consumer goods to industrial applications for manufacturing by injection moulding, extrusion, or 3D printing

Key benefits

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    Ability to replace most general-purpose plastics without losing properties.

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    Increased production efficiency with less cooling time and greater stiffness

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    Affordable sustainability

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    Up to 50% weight reduction possibility and low density for high tensile strength

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    Design flexibility in look and feel of end products

End-use applications

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    Storage & logistics: boxes, covers, pallets, dollies, hangers

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    Furniture and interior: chairs, tables, components, details

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    Consumer goods: toys, lifestyle products, beauty and hygiene products, promotional items, garden equipment

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    Food contact plastics: screw caps, mugs, kitchen utensils, disposables, food trays

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    Industrial and automotive components: power tools, electrical products, car interior parts and panels

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    Contacts

    Mikael Hallhagen
    Biocomposites - granules and distribution
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    Roger Bergström
    Biocomposites - extrusion
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    Elisabeth Bergvall
    Biocomposites - fiber mats
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    Nikki Jennische
    Sustainable packaging components
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