ARDITEC Association has supported several missions with the objective of evaluating the environmental impacts of innovative technologies under development (low TRL), following the ISO 14040 Life Cycle Assessment LCA methodology.
LCA allows quantitative assessment of environmental impacts of a product or a service. LCA looks at a product’s entire life cycle from the extraction of raw materials (cradle) to the product’s disposal (grave). It takes into account all energy, materials and emissions related to the production, use and disposal of a product.
Additionally, LCA allows to perform a analytical comparison against existing alternatives, in order to outline environmental advantages, or identify hotspots.
Our experience in the assessment of innovative industrial applications includes :
- Advanced welding replacing current full copper parts by hybrid parts produced by ElectroMagnetic pulse Welding (EMW)
- Usage of Isosorbide Bis Methyl Carbonate (IBMC) to enhance Isosorbide (IS) chain in industrial coatings, hot-melt adhesives and
- Heating and Cooling innovative solution for enhanced range EV Battery packs