Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc.

A vertically integrated supplier of PAN- and pitch-based carbon fibers; available in 2K to 60K filament counts with moduli of 34 Msi (235 GPa) to 135 Msi (935 GPa). Supplier to existing and emerging industrial, commercial and aerospace markets.

5900 88th St.
Sacramento, CA 95828-1109 US

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Product Categories of Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc.

Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon, pitch-based