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Webinar: Utilizing Large Tow Textile Based Carbon Fiber for Sheet Moulding Compound

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CompositesWorld is presenting a free Zoltek-sponsored webinar on Tuesday Sept. 18, at 2:00 pm EDT on carbon fiber sheet molding compound.


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Carbon Fiber Sheet Molding Compound has come a long way since its creation. Historically, utilizing regular tow fiber, leading manufacturers have had astounding successes with SMC processes utilizing large tow. This webinar will focus on process improvements that are changing the face of SMC for automotive applications. 

Primary Topics: 
- Developments in large tow carbon fiber making it an ideal candidate for SMC applications 
- Improved processing technologies 
- Future outlook into new material combinations 

Tobias Potyra studied material science at the University of Bayreuth in Germany with a focus on Polymers and Polymeric Composites. Tobias brought years of expertise in composites research with him to Zoltek in 2015 where he currently serves as the Director of Automotive Business for Europe. 

Chris Thomas studied Natural Science at Michigan State University. Chris has been active in the automotive and compounding industries for over 25 years. The expertise he developed led him to Zoltek where he has served as the Director of Automotive Business for the United States since 2016.

Click here to register for the webinar.


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