SGL Carbon SE

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of carbon-based products and materials. The company has a comprehensive portfolio, ranging from carbon and graphite products to carbon fibers and composites.

Soehnleinstrasse 8
Wiesbaden, 65201 DE

Additional Locations:
31Fl, Oriental Plaza, 31# Wujiang Rd.
Shanghai, 200041 CN
86 21 5211 0333

Werner-von-Siemens-Strasse 18
Meitingen, 86405 DE
49 8271 83 2160

10715 David Taylor Drive Suite 460
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
704-593-5100

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Fiber Placement Center acquires new partners Cevotec and Coriolis Composites

The Fiber Placement Center of SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV add Cevotec and Coriolis Composites as partners
Cevotec and Coriolis Composites will contribute their own fiber placement and automation technologies to the FPC facility, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

composite engine cowling blanket

SGL Carbon and Onur Materials Services partner on delivery of engine cowling blankets
The multi-year contract involves SGL Carbon engine cowling blankets to be delivered for Onur Air’s Airbus A321 fleet in 2019. Onur Materials Services will also be a distribution partner for the blankets in the Middle East.

AZL OPTO-Light project for thermoplastic-overmolded thermoset composites parts

Thermoplastic overmolded thermosets, 2-minute cycle, one cell
Adhesive-free, functionalized hybrid composites enabled by industry-first, integrated molding cell.

CFRP frames used in BMW i3 and Airbus Helicopters EC 135

Carbon fiber will enable air taxi eVTOLs
Aircraft and autos have indeed faced CFRP production woes, but new tech opens door for both.

battery-electric vehicle

Energy storage in multifunctional carbon fiber composites
A need for lightweight energy storage technology is fueling the development of carbon fiber composite materials for car batteries and other electronics.

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SGL Carbon and Airbus Helicopters to intensify collaboration
The two companies have agreed on framework contract that regulates the basic provision and further development of innovative carbon and glass fiber materials.

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BMW chooses SGL Carbon as supplier for iNEXT
SGL Carbon will supply carbon fibers and semi-finished textile products for a range of components in BMW’s upcoming next-generation electric vehicle.  

Williams FW-EVX features CFRP battery module boxes made with the 223 fold-to-form process

The markets: Fuels cells and batteries (2019)
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured, and so will the market there for composite components. Composites for battery packs in electric vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.

carbon composite robot gripper

Filament winding, reinvented
Robots and digital technology deliver speed plus larger, more complex parts, while generative 3D winding obviates mandrels and waste for automotive applications.

fiber placement center

FPC to explore new production concepts for lightweight components
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened a new Fiber Placement Center in Meitingen, Germany.

aquila drone

Drones: Composite UAVs take flight
First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.

High-volume autocomposites

Rear wall reboot: One-stop, tow to tape to CFRP part
Audi and Voith Composites iterate the CFRP rear wall from R8 sports car to A8 luxury sedan via an automated production line able to output hundreds of parts per day.

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SGL Carbon unveils new brand concept
New brand concept expresses SGL Carbon’s core expertise and bridges the company’s origin and future.

People on the Move: May 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people on the move in the composites industry.

SGL Group and Automotive Management Consulting Germany develop xFK in 3D process for winding composite structures

SGL and Automotive Management Consulting announce cooperation to develop "xFK in 3D" technology
SGL Sigrapreg TowPreg used in patented 3D winding process to produce lightweight, optimized composite structures with efficiency, speed and reduced waste.

Hyundai Nexo

SGL Group and Hyundai extend fuel-cell component partnership
SGL Group will deliver SIGRACET gas diffusion layers for the fuel cell to Hyundai for its new NEXO model.

3D printed carbon fiber rotor

SGL Group and ExOne collaborate to bring carbon to 3D printing market
Trial components made with CARBOPRINT are being developed for testing.

SGL SIGRAFIL C T50-4.8/280 50k tow carbon fiber for aerospace.

JEC World 2018 preview: SGL Group
SGL Group is featuring SIGRAFIL C T50-4.8/280, a new carbon fiber for aerospace applications.

SGL Group develops new high-performance carbon fiber
High stiffness and strength makes SGL Group’s new material of interest for aerospace applications.

SGL/Fraunhofer fiber placement tech center.

SGL, Fraunhofer launch fiber placement tech center
The Fiber Placement Center in SGL’s Meitingen, Germany, facility is also supported by Compositence GmbH and BA Composites GmbH.

Product Categories of SGL Carbon SE

Materials
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Twill
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
    • Continuous fiber
    • E-Glass
    • Hybrid fiber
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, Fabric
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, >12K tow
      • Phenolic, Fabric
Composite Structures & Components
  • Armor, composite
  • Automotive, body panels &amp; substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Tubes