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Life cycle assessment of Australian automotive door skins

Puri, Prateek; Compston, Paul; Pantano, Victor

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Policy initiatives, such as the EU End of Life Vehicle (ELV) Directive for only 5% landfilling by 2015, are increasing the pressure for higher material recyclability rates. This is stimulating research into material alternatives and end-of-life strategies for automotive components. This study presents a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on an Australian automotive component, namely an exterior door skin. The functional unit for this study is one door skin set (4 exterior skins). The material...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20813
Source: International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
DOI: 10.1007/s11367-009-0103-7

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