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NFC – The sustainable and creative solution for materials made from plants.

Natural fibre composites offer a wealth of advantages over conventional building materials. They are stronger, lighter and more environmentally friendly.

This makes them a perfect choice for environmentally conscious building and construction projects.

  • Building houses with NFC allows for shapes that cannot be achieved with traditional materials.

  • Creative furniture construction can use NFC to implement innovative designs and reach environmentally conscious buyer groups.

  • Cars made of NFC consume less fuel due to their low weight despite their robustness.

  • Whether deck, hull or interior structure – boats made of NFK offer optimal gliding properties on the water.

NFC – Maximum performance with minimum environmental impact.

Studies and investigations on material, energy and eco-balance show that NFC performs significantly better than conventional building materials.

Strength and energy efficiency ideally combined.

Using NFC for building panels offers several advantages, including:

  • NFC materials have an optimal strength-to-weight ratio, which makes them ideal for use in building panels.

    They can withstand high loads, yet are lightweight, which is particularly advantageous for projects where weight is a key consideration.

  • Natural fiber composites are much lighter than conventional building materials such as wood, steel, aluminum or concrete.

    This makes them easier to handle and install, which reduces construction time and costs.

  • Natural fiber composites offer excellent thermal insulation properties that can help reduce heating and cooling costs in buildings.

    An ideal choice, therefore, for use in building panels for energy-efficient buildings.

  • Natural fiber composites are sound-absorbing, which can reduce noise pollution in buildings.

    This is of particular benefit in buildings in busy urban areas or near traffic junctions.

  • NFK components are very durable and resist moisture, corrosion and UV radiation.

    They are therefore particularly advantageous for building panels exposed to weathering and other environmental factors.

  • NFCs are made from renewable resources and have a smaller carbon footprint than conventional building materials.

    This makes them an environmentally friendly choice for building panels and helps reduce the overall environmental impact of construction.

  • Natural fiber composites have lower moisture absorption than wood, making them more resistant to rot and decay.

  • Natural fiber composites are more dimensionally stable than wood, which means they are less likely to warp or deform over time.

    They therefore lend themselves to construction applications where dimensional stability is critical.

  • NFK are resistant to insects and pests, which makes them a more durable alternative to wood. This property makes them ideal for outdoor use, where they can withstand insects and pests.

Uncompromising strength and robustness.

NFC has high stiffnesses and strengths, it can withstand heavy mechanical loads and yet is light.

For insulation, we use cork from European forests, so no trees have to be felled for harvesting, which is particularly good for the environment.

In addition, NFC shines with its water-repellent properties and high compression load-bearing capacity.

  • “Sustainable and fibre composite technology need not be a contradiction. NFK materials made from cork and flax have great properties and a positive carbon footprint. We use them to make chic NFC-campers for cabineers.”

    Jaron Nübold, Nuebold Yachtbau

    NFC – The environmentally friendly solution for a greener future

    Do you have questions about NFC?

    There are many possible uses for NFC, and the material is well-tested in boatbuilding, furniture and car construction.

    For example, Max and I built the NFC living cabin using 80% environmentally friendly NFC.

    Whether the complete hull, the interior like table, sink, cupboards, toilet and much more.

    If you want to know whether NFK is also the right building material for you, then simply get in touch with me.

    I look forward to your e-mail or your call!

    Nathalie Kolbatz