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Zoltek Corporation

Manufacturer of Zoltek PX and Zoltek OX carbon fiber products for reinforcement, electrical conductivity, fire resistance, friction and carbon/carbon applications. Product forms include continuous tow, chop, mill, pellet, fabrics, felt, yarns, nonwovens and pultrusion.



Phone: (314)-291-5110
Fax: (314)-291-8536

Sales Contact:
Paul Dyer, (314) 291-5110, sales@zoltek.com

Please visit: Zoltek Corporation

Mailing Address
3101 McKelvey Rd.
Bridgeton, MO 63044 US

Additional Locations:
Hungary H-2537
Nyergesujfalu, HU
+36 33 536 021

 
SPECIAL MESSAGE
PRODUCT CATEGORIES
Materials
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Other organic fibers
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Roving, gun
      • Carbon, Yarns
      • Carbon, Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Chopped strand
      • Other, Mat, chopped strand
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Woven roving
      • Carbon, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, Fabric
      • Epoxy, Roving
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
      • Epoxy, toughened, Mat
      • Epoxy, toughened, Roving
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Conductive fillers
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Automated fiber placement machines
  • Filament winding machines and software controls
  • Impregnation lines
  • Pultrusion equipment, thermoplastics
  • Pultrusion equipment, thermosets


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Zoltek to increase carbon fiber capacity in Mexico
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Zoltek to expand Hungarian carbon fiber facility
Carbon fiber manufacturer Zoltek has signed an agreement to expand its facility in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary, already the largest carbon fiber production plant in the world.

Mark Kawamura steps up to president/CEO of Zoltek Companies Inc.
Previously president/COO, Kawamura will now oversee all operations. He succeeds company founder Zsolt Rumy, who will retain his position on the Zoltek board.

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