Quebec’s federal government has approved a $9 million project to produce materials from peva that can be used in advanced materials that are now being developed in the United States.
The province is to invest $4.5 million in the project, which is to be overseen by the province’s Advanced Materials Council, which will work with the University of Montreal.
The project will aim to produce PEVA that will be more durable, less prone to cracking, and less prone for corrosion than traditional composite materials.
The PEVA is being developed by the University’s Centre for Peva Research, which has been working on the project since 2009.
“We have a great opportunity to help create a new class of advanced materials and this project provides the right framework for us to begin the process,” said Anne Marie Hernández, the minister responsible for the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing sector.
“This is an opportunity for the PEVA to become a part of the new wave of PEVA technology, and we’re excited to work with a leading Canadian company to ensure that it can contribute to that development.”
Peva is a polymer made from the pea plant and is made from a mixture of polyethylene, cellulose, and natural oils.
It can be found in many products and is used in plastics and in the manufacturing of many other products, including electrical cables and components.PEVA is already being used to make other materials that have been shown to be less prone than their more traditional counterparts to cracking and to be more resistant to corrosion.
However, PEVA has a long way to go to match the durability and durability-to-life of the materials currently being used in these new products.
In a recent article in the Canadian Journal of Chemistry, the Centre for PEVA Research said that PEVA materials would need to be subjected to a “very rigorous set of environmental conditions” before they could be used for industrial applications.
The group said that these conditions included testing for oxygen and temperature, high humidity, and low temperature, and that “some of the material used for this research has also been used to manufacture other high-performance composite materials for aerospace applications.”
The Canadian Centre for Advanced Materials also said that its goal was to have PEVA in the market by 2025.
The Canadian Centre also said the PEVAs material could be a better alternative to composite materials in some applications.
“The PEVA composite can be made with a variety of different materials, and has a number of properties, which make it a promising candidate for high-quality composite materials,” said the institute.
“It has the potential to become the most cost-effective, long-lasting, and environmentally-friendly composite material currently available.”
The PEVas material is also being developed to make materials for energy storage, as well as to create an alternative to petroleum.