Sometimes, polymer layers develop microvoids that can cause leakage. The underlying mechanism resembles crazing and is a mystery to the industry. Now, the phenomenon is under investigation in the project STIP (2020-2023) led by the company Enodo AS, a spinoff from SFI CASA.
“It was a very inspiring visit. We need more results from research, in line with what CASA has achieved,” said Henrik Asheim after his digital visit to the center.
«I believe that it is not typical for a research group to reach its hands so far out to industry, as CASA does», says Arjan Strating.
On top of a hill in Verdal lies a farmhouse with the most spectacular view of the valley below. It is the home of Odd-Geir Lademo, head of CASA’s Methods and Tools Programme.