PHB profile

PHB profile  by Hannah Kannenberg & Theresa Voigt Characteristics– white, opaque and quite brittle– thermoplastic– odourless– biocompatible– 175 °C melting point– not resistant to heat above 185 °C for more than 3 minutes– isotactic & linear which results in a thin liquid meltmelt is suitable for fine structures, thin walls and micro parts– 1.3 % shrinkage– […]

AGGREGAT

AGGREGAT Polymorphism in a backpack The backpack Aggregat is an example for the variable application possibilities of the bioplastic PHB. The modular design of the backpack combines polymorphic structures and realizes different functions in a mono material. The concept is based on a future scenario in which the bioplastic is already an integral part of […]

SUFFICIENCY | A QUESTION OF EMOTION?

SUFFICIENCY | A QUESTION OF EMOTION? This paper analyses the influence of emotions on the motivation of consumers to act sufficiently. Sustainability in the sense of sufficiency requires a cultural value change in society. This transformation process cannot be achieved by education and knowledge transfer only. In fact, the unsustainable actions of consumers, contrary to […]

PROCESS KNOW WHO

PROCESS KNOW WHO Know who knows what! KNOW-WHO is an app, designed for knowledge transfer in the future. But KNOW-WHO is not a knowledge archive, it is an agency for individuals:  Experts, brilliant people and masters minds, for smart guys and autodidacts, for newcomers and interested amateurs, for everyone who likes to learn something new. […]

KNOW WHO

KNOW WHO Know who knows what! KNOW-WHO is an app, designed for knowledge transfer in the future. But KNOW-WHO is not a knowledge archive, it is an agency for individuals:  Experts, brilliant people and masters minds, for smart guys and autodidacts, for newcomers and interested amateurs, for everyone who likes to learn something new. Based […]

HISCA

HISCA opens a bottle easily Opening a water bottle is an everyday activity that you only become aware of when it becomes a problem. Thanks to its handy shape, HISCA (lat. “start opening!”) offers a simple solution due to its powerful leverage. A real relief for anyone who lacks strength in their hands. The screw […]