Moldable pellet based on a combination of natural fibers and thermoplastic polymer

L.J. Adzima (Inventor), L.E. Barsotti (Inventor), L.J.L. Brandt (Inventor), T.L. Cheney (Inventor), S.P. Kashikar (Inventor), R.S. Michael (Inventor), J.L. Thomason (Inventor), F.H. Ponn (Inventor), ECKERT, Inger, H. et al.; Owens Corning Science & Technology Center 2790 Columbus Road Building 54-1 Granville, OH 43023-1200 (US) . (Patent applicant) (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A moldable material comprising a core of sized natural fibers (1), forming a continuous natural fiber strand sheathed in a sheath of thermoplastic (10), or optionally, may be chopped into pellets (14). Also disclosed are sized natural fiber products, natural fiber-containing products, and processes for making natural-fiber containing products and fiber-reinforced composite articles.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWorld Intellectual Property Organization Patent - WO/2001/083598
Publication statusPublished - 8 Nov 2001

Keywords

  • patent
  • thermoplastic polymer
  • composites

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