Kemrock Industries & Exports Ltd. (Gujarat, India) on May 9 officially opened its first carbon fiber manufacturing facility. The facility will produce 400 tons of carbon fiber annually.
Technology behind the carbon fiber was developed with the technical know-how from National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore. The facility was inaugurated by former President of India, Honorable Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
The type of fiber and tow count was not revealed. Kemrock reports that it will target defense, aerospace and infrastructure applications with the material.
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This addition will increase MRC’s carbon fiber output production capacity by 1,000 tons.