Toho Tenax America Inc.

Sale and manufacture of Tenax(TM) of PAN-based carbon fibers including standard-, intermediate- and high-modulus fibers; chopped and milled fibers and Pyromex oxidized PAN fibers (OPF). Fibers are manufactured in Japan, Germany and the US. Also Tenax Thermoplastic prepreg and laminates.

121 Cardiff Valley Rd.
Rockwood, TN 37854-4134 US

Toho Tenax Co. Ltd.


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Kogakuin University Solar Team Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Teijin

Teijin materials support solar car racer
Teijin's Toho Tenax unit provided several materials, including carbon fiber, for Kogakuin University Solar Team's racer, which will compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

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

People on the move: March 2017
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

A tsunami of growth: An inside look at the CSP/Teijin merger
I had the opportunity to meet and interview the top executives of Continental Structural Plastics (CSP, Auburn Hills, MI, US) and Teijin Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) last week. The occasion was an open house and celebration of the acquisition of CSP by Teijin.

Teijin completes acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics
As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teijin, CSP will remain an autonomous operation.

Teijin acquires CSP: A safer growth choice?
Teijin’s presence in Auburn Hills is clearly another step into vertical integration of the supply chain.

Teijin + Continental Structural Plastics: Going forward
With Teijin set to take the reins of Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), both companies start thinking about how the future will look for this new autocomposites Tier 1.

Teijin Ltd. to acquire Continental Structural Plastics
Teijin, as part of its efforts to become a Tier 1 automotive composites supplier, pays US$825 million for automotive composites specialist Continental Structural Plastics.

Aerospace growth climbs with carbon fiber
The business case for carbon fiber in narrowbodies has become a lot stronger now that these operational benefits are in evidence.

Teijin goes public with long-awaited Sereebo molding process
Teijin (Tokyo, Japan) revealed in Paris for the first time many details about its Sereebo high-volume composites manufacturing process.

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.

The matrix (2017)
The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here's a guide to selection.

Fabrication methods (2017)
There are numerous methods for fabricating composite components. Selection of a method for a particular part, therefore, will depend on the materials, the part design and end-use or application. Here's a guide to selection.

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

Teijin sheds more light on Sereebo manufacturing process
Combining a chopped carbon fiber mat with nylon 6 resin, the process will be used to fabricate primary automotive structures in a forthcoming production vehicle.

Toho Tenax launches new thermoplastic textile prepreg
It can be used to produce carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics (CFRTP) in 1-meter-width rolls.

Toho Tenax, UTC Aerospace extend carbon fiber contract
Toho Tenax is recommissioning its carbon fiber line at its Rockwood, TN facility.

Toho Tenax develops carbonizing process and surface treatment technologies
Toho says it is working to commercialize the technologies for mass production.

Toho Tenax to develop CFRP springs for railcar trucks
The new mass-production system will enable the Kawasaki's railcar truck to be marketed on a global scale.

Teijin’s carbon fiber technology used in solar car
The vehicle will be entered in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world’s biggest solar car race.

Product Categories of Toho Tenax America Inc.

Aramid, Chopped strand
Aramid, Milled fibers
Aramid, Other
Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
Aramid/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
Carbon, Chopped strand
Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
Carbon, Milled fibers
Carbon, Multiaxial
Carbon, Other
Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon, Roving, gun
Carbon, Roving, multi-end
Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
Carbon, Yarns
Epoxy, <12K tow
Epoxy, 12-inch tape
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, 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, Other tape
Epoxy, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, Fabric
Epoxy, Other tape
Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
Fibers, metallized
Other organic fibers
Other thermoplastic prepregs
RTP sheet, continuously reinforced
Tow or roving
Ultrahigh-molecular-weight (UHMW) polyethylene