27 - 31 May
The exhibited model is a shipping container with a newly developed hybrid wood-based material for the floor panel. The replica of the section of a corner of a shipping ...
Researchers from the WKI developed an insulation material made from 100 percent renewable raw materials without synthetic binders - the so-called wood foam. The ...
The increasing energetic utilization of the various wood types presents a significant challenge for the wood-based materials industry. According to the current German ...
The beehive made from wood-polymer composites, WPC for short, unites the advantages of wood and plastic in one composite material which complies with the necessary ...
Sustainability through the use of renewable raw materials is the main focus of the WKI. The Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut, with locations in Braunschweig, Hanover and Wolfsburg, specializes in process engineering, natural-fiber composites, wood protection and pollution control, quality assurance of wood products, material and product testing, recycling procedures and the use of organic building materials and wood in construction.Almost all the procedures and materials resulting from the research activities at the Institute are used industrially. The WKI works closely and in application-oriented way with small and medium-sized companies from the wood and furniture industries, the supply industry, the construction industry, the chemical industry and the automotive industry.As an accredited testing body, the WKI assumes the tasks of material testing and quality monitoring. It assesses damage cases and advises on matters of damage restoration.
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Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bohumil Kasal