PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Cognis Helps Build Hybrid Car for Marathon

Friday, June 5, 2009

Comment | More

CognisEcoShellCar_jpcl060509

A student project team at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, built an eco-friendly race car incorporating the one-component resin system Tribest from Cognis (Monheim, Germany). The car, called Aurora, was a bio-based urban hybrid concept car that entered the Shell Eco-marathon in May at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz racetrack in Germany.

The student project team built the car body out of Tribest and hemp fibers. Tribest is a patented resin used to make matrices for composite materials. According to the company, it is based on renewable raw materials (acrylate functional resin system derived from soya oil).

The Shell Eco-marathon focuses on finding innovative solutions for building sustainable cars and provides a global forum for students to help find solutions to the world’s energy challenges.

   

Tagged categories: Cognis; Contests

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Harsco
Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646


LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Safway Services
    Suspended Access Made Easy With QuikDeck™

    The smart choice for suspended access, QuikDeck’s interchangeable, lightweight components make them easy to set up and reassemble when you need to move.


    Mohawk Garnet
    Enska by Mohawk Garnet™

    A safe, efficient and economical abrasive alternative to slag and sand products. More information
    at 1.866.642.7638 or info@mohawkgarnet.com Email for follow up – mheilimo@mohawkgarnet.com


    Dampney Co., Inc.
    Metal Patching Compound

    One Part / Ready to Use / High Temperature. Fill surface imperfections, voids, rough welds prior to painting and powder coating.

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com