ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.

A leading supplier of recycled carbon fiber products, the company has developed a unique portfolio that offers significant cost benefits without comprising mechanical properties where light weighting is a critical factor. Actively involved in the transportation sector.

Cannon Business Park, Darkhouse Lane
Coseley, Dudley, WV14 8XQ GB


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Recycling composites on the CW Talks podcast
Frazer Barnes, managing director of ELG Carbon Fibre (Coseley, UK), joins CW Talks: The Composites Podcast to discuss his and his company’s work developing carbon fiber recycling technologies, and the fiber reinforcements that result. 

Episode 7: Frazer Barnes, ELG Carbon Fibre
Frazer Barnes, managing director at ELG Carbon Fibre, discusses the carbon fiber waste stream and the market for recycled materials.

Need for standardization in composites manufacturing
CW Talks is “on” and already proving to be well worth a listen. 

Composite Recycling Technology Center CEO to retire, Chief Operating Officer named CEO
Bob Larsen has served as CEO since March 2016 and will be replaced by COO David Walter.

CRTC and IACMI to develop advanced carbon recycling equipment
Thanks to a new contract with IACMI, the CRTC will pioneer ways to automate processing of carbon prepreg scrap. This technology breakthrough is essential so recycled carbon fiber can be processed in high volumes, says CRTC.

BLS Xenos chassis made with ELG recycled carbon fiber.

ELG Carbon Fibre open house showcases recycling technology
Carbon fiber recycler ELG Carbon Fibre sheds light on its recycling and manufacturing operation in the UK.

Composites recycling is gaining traction
Although CW’s coverage of composites recycling dates back over a decade, informal statistics still show that only ~2% of composites-related companies are active recyclers. That said, three years since our most recent feature on the subject, there is demonstrably greater interest and activity, and real applications of recycled fiber are growing.

The carbon fiber reclaimed from waste.

Composites recycling: Gaining traction
Recycling of carbon fiber, glass fiber and — at last — resins, is growing as new players enter the space.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

ELG Carbon Fibre developing composite bogie frame for rail vehicles
Recycled carbon fiber is expected to feature prominently in order to meet cost and performance targets.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

ELG Carbon Fibre’s new nonwoven line manufactures 2.7m wide recycled carbon mats
The company believes the materials will appeal to OEMs in the transportation sector seeking cost effective alternatives to virgin carbon fiber for vehicle lightweighting.

CAMX 2016 preview: ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.
ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. (Coseley, West Midlands, UK), a specialist in recycled carbon fiber materials, will present a paper at CAMX, titled “Recycling Carbon Fibre – Addressing the Issues of High-Volume Supply.”

ELG Carbon Fibre joins IACMI
ELG’s initial commitment to IACMI is for five years and it is expected the company’s first U.S. facility will be established within this timeframe.

Recycled carbon fiber: Its time has come
Impressive industry growth puts a new emphasis on the role of carbon fiber recycling.

Business briefs: May 2016
ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. and recycled carbon fiber.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

Supply and demand: Advanced fibers (2017)
Demand for advanced fiber, virgin and reclaimed, is on an upswing after a dip during the recent recession. Fiber suppliers are gearing up to meet an expected increase in demand as manufacturers in a number of composites end-markets scale up or start up part development and production programs

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

Product Categories of ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.

Carbon, Chopped strand
Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
Carbon, Milled fibers
Carbon, Other
Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon, pitch-based
Recycling services
Surplus/salvage buyers
Waste management