Agriculture

AIMPLAS provides solutions to the main problems facing companies in the agricultural industry.

Crop quality

Functionality issues

Environmental impact

Agricultural waste

Our solutions

Ensuring optimum crop quality

  • Development of materials with new features (biocidal, antimicrobial, anti-thermal, light diffusers, etc.) to protect crops.
  • Plastics with controlled release of substances (natural pest repellents, fertilizers, anti-root, etc.).
  • UV resistance, chemical resistance, permeability, wavelength control, etc.

Solutions to the problems of breakage and degradation of plastic products

  • Advice on the causes of failure, breakage, degradation, installation issues, etc.
  • Control and characterization of plastics in agriculture: mechanical and thermal properties, ageing, analysis of UV additives
  • Enhanced properties by combining polymers, additivation and/or polymer modification by reactive extrusion.

Development of more sustainable plastics

  • Use of recycled plastic, recyclability studies, control and characterization of agricultural products using recycled plastic.
  • Development of biodegradable and compostable agricultural products, including soil compostability.
  • Biodegradability and compostability studies and advice on the certification of compostable products (DIN Certco).
  • Environmental impact assessment (Carbon footprint, LCA).

Management of agricultural and plastic waste

  • Using agricultural waste to obtain biopolymers and additives.
  • Using agricultural and forestry waste as fibres and fillers in plastic products.

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Our projects

ECOBIONET

ECOBIONET

Industrial implementation of biodegradable and compostable packaging nets for agricultural and shellfish products

DRIUS

DRIUS

Industrial implementation of a biodegradable and compostable flat micro-irrigation system for agricultural applications

LIFE PISA

LIFE PISA

Innovative ecofriendly traps for the control of Pine Lepidoptera in urban and recreational places

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