Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber & Composites Inc.

Thermoset epoxy resin-impregnated woven carbon, glass and aramid fabrics; high-performance structural film adhesives; unidirectional composite prepreg (carbon, aramid and glass); and towpregs. Supports the following markets: aerospace, aviation, marine, military, ballistic, medical, industrial and sports.

1822 Reynolds Ave.
Irvine, CA 92614-5714 US

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Unweighting a crane to increase payload limit
Rethinking a crane stinger with carbon fiber for a more “uplifting experience.”

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.

Mitsubishi renames chemical holdings business
Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc. has become Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc.

JEC 2017 – Aiming for Industrialization
The exhibit floor in Paris reflected composites’ move toward high-rate and high-volume production.

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

Lower cost, less waste: Inline prepreg production
New technologies move direct (fabricator-based) prepregging closer to reality.

Report: Mitsubishi Rayon to increase carbon fiber capacity
A report in Nikkei Asian Review says Mitsubishi will boost carbon fiber capacity in Japan and build a new plant in Texas, US.

SPE’S ACCE 2015 Preview
Automotive composites remain a hot topic in the Motor City.

Prepreg compression molding makes its commercial debut
Ultra-thin, preformed laminate designs enable CFRP decklid manufacture at lower-than-expected mass and at cycle times approaching mass-production speed.

Yachtbuilding Composites: Rigged for Success
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Mitsubishi to integrate PAN- and pitch-based carbon fiber businesses
With the integration, Mitsubishi will create a new organization by April 1 and hopes to enhance its position in the carbon fiber industrial market.

Supply and demand: Advanced fibers (2015)
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.

Pressure vessels for alternative fuels, 2014-2023
Lower fuel costs and escalating emissions standards are driving a 10 percent annual growth in alternative fuel pressure vessel sales.

Ramping up to the carbon fiber supply challenge
HPC guest columnist Tom Lemire, president of T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc. (Irvine, Calif.), comments on the necessary response of carbon fiber suppliers to the likely increasing demand for carbon fiber in the coming years.

Mitsubishi Rayon to double U.S. carbon fiber capacity
Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites will increase carbon fiber manufacturing capacity at its Sacramento, Calif., USA, plant from 2,000 tons to 4,000 tons by mid-2016.

Carbon stairs make boarding a sailing yacht a breeze
GMT Composites (Bristol, R.I.) makes lightweight but strong — typically carbon fiber — yacht-boarding systems that are easily moved and stowed.

SPE ACCE 2013 Review
The SPE’s annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition gets a bigger venue, an expanded program and its best attendance ever.

Highlights from the 2013 SPE ACCE
The 13th annual edition of the Society of Plastics Engineer's Automotive Division composites conference is the largest ever, at a new venue.

Mitsubishi Rayon to reorganize U.S. composites businesses
Grafil Inc. and Newport Adhesives and Composites Inc. are being combined to create Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc.

Product Categories of Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber & Composites Inc.

Carbon, PAN-based
Epoxy, <12K tow
Epoxy, >12K tow
Epoxy, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure
Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Mat
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
Epoxy, 350 F cure
Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
Epoxy, 350 F cure, >12K tow
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Mat
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Roving
Epoxy, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, Fabric
Epoxy, Film
Epoxy, Hot melt
Epoxy, Mat
Epoxy, Other
Epoxy, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, Other tape
Epoxy, Roving
Epoxy, toughened
Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
Epoxy, toughened, Mat
Epoxy, toughened, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, toughened, Other tape
Epoxy, toughened, Roving
Epoxy, Water-based
Materials analysis
Other thermosets
Other, <12K tow
Other, >12K tow
Other, 12-inch tape
Other, 3-inch tape
Other, 6-inch tape
Other, Fabric
Other, Film
Other, Foam
Other, Mat
Other, Other broadgoods
Other, Other tape
Other, Roving
Tooling prepreg