Industrial Carbon Fiber: Taking Thermoplastic Applications to New Heights

September 19

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Industrial carbon fiber is revolutionizing thermoplastic applications across a variety of industries. New developments in polypropylene compatible fibers, among others, are making waves while maintaining a lower price point than anything available from traditional aerospace grade fibers. This webinar will focus on developing technologies in carbon fiber thermoplastics and the impact on various industries.

Primary Topics:
• The capabilities of newly available technologies
• Success stories of these new technologies
• Future outlook of carbon fiber thermoplastics


Tobias Potyra
Global Automotive Director, Zoltek
Tobias Potyra studied at the University of Bayreuth in Germany with a focus on Polymers and Polymeric Composites. Tobias utilizes his experience at Zoltek as the Global Automotive Director.

Chris Thomas
Director of Automotive Business for the US, Zoltek
Chris Thomas studied at Michigan State University and has been active in the automotive and compounding industries for over 25 years. He brings his expertise to Zoltek as the Director of Automotive Business for the US.

Chris Vicory
Global Business Manager for Thermoplastics, Zoltek
Chris Vicory studied at Purdue University with a focus on Plastics and Processing. Chris has worked in the plastics industry for over 25 years.  He is currently the Global Business Manager for Thermoplastics at Zoltek.