Introduction to Basalt Fiber

June 07

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Basalt fiber has long been of interest to the composites community for its potential for high strength, stiffness and low cost. Mafic will introduce the fulfilment of basalt's potential with its entrance into the market and focus on quality, consistency and reliable production here in the US. In addition, Mafic will lay out the benefits of basalt fiber products, and how they can unlock design freedom, and weight and cost savings in 

Primary Topics: 
- What is Basalt Fiber? 
- Why should I consider using basalt fiber? 
- What impact does basalt have on my final parts? 

Presenter: Jeff Thompson 
Jeff, a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton PA, is currently the Head of Sales and Marketing at Mafic where he has been part of their team since the company's creation in 2012. In his role at Mafic Jeff primarily focuses on market development for basalt fiber here in North America. Jeff also serves on the Board of SAMPE Carolinas as the Young Professionals Chair.