Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Continuous filament glass fibre (direct rovings);at plant (Location: RER)

Description

Process-related data were collected from 8 European glass fibre production sites in accordance with ISO 14040. Specific electricity grid models were used for each country where plants are located. Other upstream data are based on global averages. For modelling and other upstream processes and materials, the DEAM and EcoInvent databases have been used. The TEAM software has been used to generate this ELCD data set for continuous glass fibre.

Technical Purpose: Continuous filament glass fibre are used in the reinforcement of thermosetting and thermoplastic resins in a wide variety of applications: • the automotive and transport sectors, • the electrical/electronics industry, • the construction industry. • Other markets for composite materials include pipes and tanks, agricultural equipment, industrial machinery, wind-turbine blades and the sports, leisure and marine sectors.

Geographical Representation: RER

Contributors (in alphabetical order)
Simone Fazio simone.fazio@ec.europa.eu
David Pennington david.pennington@jrc.ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2010):  Continuous filament glass fibre (direct rovings);at plant (Location: RER). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-6756d1f6-8661-452f-badf-bd386a8b947a
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Issue date 2010-01-01
Landing page http://eplca.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ELCD3/showProcess.xhtml?uuid=6756d1f6-8661-452f-badf-bd386a8b947a
Geographic area Europe
Temporal coverage

From: 2010-01-01 – 2017-01-01

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-6756d1f6-8661-452f-badf-bd386a8b947a

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