Description of the project

SIRENA’s main objective is to demonstrate and validate a methodology to simulate the unintended release of ENMs from consumer products by replicating different life cycle scenarios to be adopted by the industrial sector in order to get the necessary information for the exposure assessment

SIRENA focuses on the following three industrial sectors:

EPOXY RESIN has been selected for the aeronautical sector. Some of the characteristics of this matrix include its exceptional adhesion, corrosion and chemical resistance and toughness
In the case of the energy sector, POLYESTER based specimens will be manufactured. Reasons for this selection include material’s cost effectiveness, high performance and environmental friendliness.
POLYPROPYLENE will be used in the case of the automotive sector. Possibly one of the most versatile plastics, Polypropylene contributes to fuel-efficient vehicles replacing heavier materials