Construction is among the industries that consume the most plastic materials. Although plastics are not always visible in buildings, they are used in a wide range of interior and exterior applications. They can be found in insulation, wiring, piping, profiles, window frames and flooring, among other places. Plastics are also used in innovative solutions aimed at sustainable urban development and resource efficiency.
The standards concerning plastic pipes are determined by the material used to manufacture such pipe (polyethylene, polypropylene or PVC) and by the function that is […]
Fibre-reinforced composites are materials of great interest for very demanding sectors, such as the construction and the automotive industries, thanks to their low weight and […]
The construction sector, with approximately a 20 % of the total consumption of plastic materials is the second sector after the packaging sector. In this […]
The project, coordinated by the University of Cantabria and wherein AIMPLAS has taken part, received the LIFE Citizens’ Award for the best 2015 LIFE Environment project, during EU Green Week in Brussels, where BREAD4PLA, coordinated by AIMPLAS, was also awarded.
Funded within the programme EEA GRANTS through CDTI, the project EPS-FISH makes possible to remove odours in fresh fish packages for their recycling and recovery.
AIMPLAS carries out the tests required for the CE marking of plastic tanks and sewage treatment plants, since it is notified by the Ministry of […]