Below you can find some of the questions we get asked most often. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions in mind.
No! UPM uses exclusively hardwood (beechwood), which means that the composition of the feedstock for RFF-production is very constant.
In addition, very tight process-controls and a stringent QC-schemes ensure highest product consistency.
No! Both rubber-compounds and thermoplastic compounds with the RFF have a very dark color, which is very similar to carbon black-based compounds.
RFF will be available in all regions, either directly from a local UPM-affiliate or through one of our distribution partners.
RFF will be available in 5kg, 10kg, 20kg EVA-bags, in bigbags/supersacks, as well as in bulk.
RFF is > 94% renewable carbon.
UPM has a tight chain of custody in place to make sure that all wood used is legally harvested and fully traceable. It is our objective that 100% of the wood we use as a raw material is certified either by FSC or PEFC.
The RFF has been processed for minimum odor/VOC. We constantly monitor odor and VOCs in RFF-based compounds according to VDA270, and VDA278 respectively.