Enhancing hardness and stiffness
Initial tests to fill rattan’s capillaries with resins (e.g. epoxy resin) were extremely successful – the results are very promising. The rigidity and hardness of the raw material were increased by as much as 100%.

Other biological fillers and resins can be tested, although a reactor – such as a hardener, heat or similar – is required; once inside the capillary, the filler cannot dry or evaporate. An ideal filler would be economical, environmentally friendly and easy to process.

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karuun® materials under development

Karuun® conductive 2

karuun® conductive

Smart Surfaces and the embedding of technology in Surface Design

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karuun® solid slide

karuun® solid

Extension of the properties of karuun® to include hardness and stiffness

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karuun® proof p2

karuun® proof

Extension of the properties of karuun® to include durability and weather resistance

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