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Biobased Fuel

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iCycle® at IFAT 2018

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Scrap tires as an alternative fuel for cement production in Kuwait

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Scientific Meeting Event on Pyrolysis

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Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT

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Biobased Fuel

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hornung, head of the Sulzbach-Rosenberg branch of Fraunhofer UMSICHT informs Bavaria´s Minister of Economic Affairs Franz Josef Pschierer about a new 1-liter car.  



Fraunhofer UMSICHT at the IERC 2018 in Salzburg

The annual International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC has long been a fixed institution in the diaries of industry representatives. This year, too, the organizers can look back at a successful congress, as almost 500 experts from 42 countries came to Salzburg from January 17 to 19 to discuss current market developments and technological trends.



Scrap tires as an alternative fuel for cement production in Kuwait

Cement production produces very high greenhouse gas emissions, which can be reduced by using alternative fuels. As part of a test run at a cement plant in Kuwait, the effects of co-combustion of scrap tires on the environment and product quality were examined.



Scientific Meeting Event on Pyrolysis

RITTMO Agroenvironnement© and the Fraunhofer UMSICHT Institute organised a scientific meeting event on pyrolysis on the 27th of November in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Attendees included the representatives of the Kassel University, the French Material Research Centre of Mulhouse (IS2M) and Susteen Technology.


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