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High Sound Absorbing Composites from Recycled Cotton

This investment uses recycled fibres from waste cotton to manufacture tough, lightweight and highly sound-absorbing composite materials for vehicles and building interiors. The cotton-synthetic composites make innovative use of cotton to absorb sound and synthetics to provide lightweight structure.

Project date

1 Oct 2018-30 Sep 2019
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Principal investigator

Christopher Hurren

Research organisations

Deakin University

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Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian …

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  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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  • Research organisations

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