Covestro CFRTP (Pittsburgh, PA, US) has developed a sophisticated composite technology that opens the door to a sustainable future for lightweight products, based on continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics (CFRTP) in combination with a highly-efficient production method.
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The 2017 Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30 in Charleston, SC, US, includes a tour of the Boeing South Carolina plant, a panel on carbon fiber recycling and a pre-conference seminar on carbon fiber in transportation and energy applications.
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Australian R&D center CSIRO is working on wet-spinning polymers to produce precursors for carbon fiber. Polymers being used include polyacrylonitrile, cellulose, lignin and blends of these materials. Q&A with Derek Buckmaster.
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