Energy

En AIMPLAS trabajamos para dar solución a los principales problemas de las empresas que trabajan en el sector energético.

Renovables y CO₂

Funcionalidades avanzadas

Eficiencia energética

Impacto ambiental

Mejora de procesos

Mejora de funcionalidad

Our solutions

Development of plastic materials for renewable energies and CO₂ capture

  • Development of thermally and electrically conductive plastics.
  • Low consumption heating systems based on the Joule Effect.
  • CO2 capture and separation based on the use of nanomaterials and graphene aerogels.
  • Development of sensors by integrating electronic components into plastic materials (Plastronics): flexible electronics and in-mould electronics.

Development of materials with advanced properties

  • Fire-resistant materials and smoke dampers.
  • Anti-icing systems and other advanced coatings based on self-assembly systems.
  • Enhanced material properties: mechanical properties, electrical and thermal conductivity, antimicrobial properties.
  • Incorporation of graphene and carbonaceous nanostructures to develop advanced features and enhanced physical-mechanical properties.
  • Materials with electromagnetic shielding properties to prevent interference.
  • Development of dissimilar material systems (polymer-metal or two different kinds of polymers).

Development of systems based on plastic materials that improve energy efficiency

  • Low consumption heating systems based on the Joule Effect.
  • Development of systems with enhanced thermal and insulation properties.
  • Enclosure system that can be configured to comply with environmental and design requirements.
  • Industry 4.0 system

Minimizing environmental impact

  • Ecodesign for the development of sustainable products, optimization of materials and use of recycled plastic materials.
  • Inclusion and compatibility of recycled plastic materials.
  • Replacement of metallic materials with polymer or composite materials in parts used in different industries.
  • Development of high-performance biocomposites for energy industry applications.
  • Replacement of traditional materials with bioplastics.
  • Environmental impact assessment (Carbon footprint, LCA).

Process improvements, reduction of costs and manufacturing times

  • Study of how to automate composite manufacturing processes.
  • Development of fast-curing systems in composites: microwave, UV.
  • Cost reduction in the manufacture of polyurethane moulds by carrying out industrial testing.
  • Additive manufacturing and 3D printing – manufacture of short or customized production runs.
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions by using out-of-autoclave composite manufacturing processes.

Technical advice, problem solving and training

  • Advice on the analysis of causes of failure, breakage, and malfunctioning.
  • Control and characterization: identification and quantification of additives and fillers, ageing, climate tests, mechanical properties, fatigue, surface properties…
  • Enhanced properties by combining polymers, additivation and/or polymer modification and processing conditions.
  • Technical reports for arbitration and expert reports.
  • Training on materials, processes and plastic material characterization.

Our projects

AEROEXTREME

AEROEXTREME

Synthesis and development of polymers and nanoparticles with anti-icing properties in energy sector

thermalcond

THERMALCOND

Polymeric composite materials with enhanced thermal conductivity properties for heat exchanger applications

BIOAVANT

BIOAVANT

Technological development of new advanced biocomposites

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