Driven by the increased demand for PET core material in the wind energy sector in India, SKAPS will produce Diab’s Divinycell PET range of products. Providing high shear strain and an optimum resin uptake, the material is developed to meet blade designs in an optimal way with the aim to reduce the cost in wind blade manufacturing. “We carefully selected SKAPS to be our partner, based on their strong management proven manufacturing experience, high level of quality, and excellent company culture that links strongly to Diab’s own values,” says Tobias Hahn, CEO at Diab Group.
The first PET foam product successfully came out of the extruder.
Our start-up of PET production in India is running well and testing is ongoing.
Kudos to our joint Diab & SKAPS Industries team for their hard work! More to follow in the coming months.
SKAPS Industries is a leading manufacturer and supplier of geosynthetic products and fiberglass fabric and holds a strong market presence in over 60 countries. The company’s primary focus is to supply quality products with site-specific performance that satisfy the most demanding civil, environmental, and industrial applications.
Diab is a world leader in advanced sandwich composite solutions with extensive experience from working with the wind industry. Diab provides core materials, finishing, and pre-cut kits specifically tailored to each application. In addition to the high performance products, Diab support with technical expertise, structural engineering services, and applications training.