furniture composite materials in Finland

  • Durat is a unique, sustainable solid surface material which contains recycled post industrial plastics and is 100% recyclable. Durat is available in more than 70 vibrant colours. Custom colours can be tinted to order. Durat can be used to create seamless surfaces of any custom project. Easy maintenance and hard-wearing properties make it an ideal material for various kinds of interiors, such as bathrooms, kitchens and public places. Durat offers also a wide range of exclusive design& ...


  • VTT has developed this new material in cooperation with the Finnish kitchen fitments maker Puustelli. Professor Harlin believes that furniture companies will be attracted to the new production technique, because it will enable them to save on production and transport costs. The investments in new machinery will pay themselves back in a few years according to Harlin. industrial designer Juhani Salovaara, designer of the Puustelli composite kitchen, says that the& ...


  • composites Evolution has joined forces with Jacomp Oy to offer its Biotex range across Finland and Estonia. With over 10 years' ... composites Evolution's Biotex commingled Flax/PLA materials have been chosen by a furniture designer from Sheffield Hallam University to develop novel biodegradable furniture. Roger Bateman& ...


  • Naamanka has recently studied and developed various recyclable natural composite materials, from which he had designed both chairs and tableware. For his efforts, Naamanka received an honorable mention from the Finnish Association for Façades, Julkisivuyhdistys, in their 2004 facade competition and a furniture Designer award from the Finnish Association of interior Architects in 2005. He was also awarded the Nordiska designpriset in 2008 at the Stockholm furniture Fair.


  • From landfill to living room: Designing furniture with wood-plastic composites. What if you could make beautiful, long lasting furniture from materials that might otherwise be discarded in a landfill? When a top-tier furniture maker wanted to do just that, they turned to Green Dot. Green-Dot-Terratek-Wood-Plastic-composite. Our product development lab formulated a wood-plastic composite (WPC) using reclaimed wood fibers and recycled plastic that delivers uncompromising& ...


  • materials & care. View. At Muuto, we put an immense amount of time and care into producing items that are made to last. By following a few simple care procedures, you can preserve the design in great condition for years to come. Aluminium. Ash. Cotton. Laminate. Leather. Linoleum. Oak. Oregon Pine. Polymer felt. Steel. Textiles. Wood fiber & plastic composite. Wool. Aluminium. ALUMinIUM Aluminium's malleability makes it a grand fit for highly detailed, durable Muuto products,& ...


  • We have modern, well equipped facilities for processing composite materials from the laboratory to pilot-scale. in addition, we can do various different kinds of pre- (milling, grinding, chemical modifications etc) and post-processing (surface finishes, lamination etc) treatments for the fibre, polymer and composite materials. Our customers come from the value chain of packaging, furniture and construction. Companies are typicallymaterials or parts producers as well as end-users.


  • Similar to the fact that the best properties of natural fibres and plastic are combined in natural fibre composite materials, traditional core competence areas in the Joensuu region are combined in them competence related to wood, forest and plastic. Currently, natural fibre composites are used in instrument manufacturing, electronics and vehicle industry and furniture manufacturing, for example. The University of Eastern Finland has solid chemistry expertise related to composites and& ...


  • Fiberglass chairs have a long history. The Eames fiberglass chair of 1950 is probably the first. There have been many imitations of it. There have also been many other, original chair concepts executed in fiberglass. Many fiberglass chairs, starting with the Eames chair, explore the idea of a seat created by deforming a flat sheet. A 2-dimensional surface (conceptually, at least) is made into a 3-dimensional one. It was an outgrowth of Eames' wonderful molded plywood& ...


  • The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed several eco-friendly and innovative composite fibre materials that are based on pulp fibre, sawdust, flax, hemp, reed canarygrass, and fibre from the surface layer of peat, to name a few. “We have become experts in understanding these materials and how to process them. in many projects, we have reached the finish line, meaning we have attained essentially functional materials that can be applied to& ...


  • DWoC material samples Heidi Turunen Photo Eeva Suorlahti TEAM: ... The composite can be manufactured into boards or formed three-dimensional objects utilizing moulding technique. Material does not need to be hot pressed, during the drying period the material tighten itself. CHARACTERISTICS. The structure of the extremely lightweight wood-nanocellulose composites is dense compared for example typical MDF-boards used in furniture or construction industry.


  • We are one of the leading manufacturer of birch furniture in Finland. Our products are designed and manufactured in Kitee.


  • composite materials are made from two or more constituent materials (e.g. metal, wood, plastic or ceramics), which act together but remain separate without blending or merging. in composite manufacturing ... The material is highly suitable for manufacturing different types of industrial and consumer products, such as furniture and automotive components. UPM Formi_620 ... Text and photos are from the info cards in the presentation briefcase on the Finnish forest sector. The idea of a& ...


  • WP3 focuses on generating new strategies to efficiently produce thermoformable and thermoplastic composite materials for packaging, automotive, furniture and construction applications. Considerations of the cellulose reactivity will be combined with chemical, biotechnical and mechanical approaches for cellulose modification. Furthermore, efficient synthesis routes for cationic cellulose chemicals in novel solvents will be studied in this WP. WP4 aims at creating a Finnish application& ...


  • UPM Biocomposites develops, manufactures, markets, and sells high-quality composite products. innovative engineering of thematerials enables a new level of composite performance. Learn more at upm.com.


  • A review of composite wood materials is presented, including their structure, manufacture, working properties, and the processes of deterioration which are inherent in the material and the technology. Ethical considerations regarding the ..... developments in furniture. Some furniture makers incorporated the latest developments, and some did not. in the factories of Artek in Finland, where Aalto's furniture is produced, slow-drying, water-resistant casein is still used for the cold-bending& ...


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