ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.

A leading supplier of recycled carbon fiber products, the company has developed a unique portfolio that offers significant cost benefits without comprising mechanical properties where lightweighting is a critical factor. Actively involved in the transportation sector.

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Coseley, Dudley, WV14 8XQ GB

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JEC World 2018 crowded aisle.

JEC World 2018: The highlights
JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade show and did not disappoint this year.

JEC World 2018: Highlights
You will read more about what we discovered at JEC World 2018 in the coming weeks and months, but for now this is a quick review of some of the highlights from the world’s largest composites trade show.

Carbiso MB carbon fiber pellets

ELG Carbon Fibre announces UK expansion
Company will increase capacity of its UK facility to satisfy volume demand.

ELG Carbon Fibre and Sanko Gosei formalize partnership
Recycled carbon fibre market leader ELG Carbon Fibre and Sanko Gosei formalize their commercial partnership after years of technical collaboration.

ELG Carbon Fibre's CARBISO recycled carbon in auto panels

ELG's new CARBISO product on display in Japan
ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (Coseley, West Midlands, UK) will be exhibiting for the first time at the Automotive World Show in Tokyo from January 17-19, 2018. The company will introduce its trademarked CARBISO range of recycled carbon fiber products for high volume, automotive applications.

CompositesWorld Carbon Fiber 2017 conference highlights

Carbon Fiber 2017 final highlights
Applications and enabling technologies for carbon fiber promise new market penetration – challenges notwithstanding.

ELG Carbon Fibre partners with Land Rover BAR on carbon fiber recycling
ELG will become a technical supplier to the team and will process all carbon fiber manufacturing waste and end-of use parts to recover the high performance carbon fiber they contain.

First-ever automotive seatback using recycled carbon fiber
The Composite Recycling Technology Center, ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. and IACMI partnered on this project.

Recycling composites on the CW Talks podcast
Frazer Barnes, managing director of ELG Carbon Fibre (Coseley, UK), joins CW Talks: The Composites Podcast to discuss his and his company’s work developing carbon fiber recycling technologies, and the fiber reinforcements that result. 

Episode 7: Frazer Barnes, ELG Carbon Fibre
Frazer Barnes, managing director at ELG Carbon Fibre, discusses the carbon fiber waste stream and the market for recycled materials.

Need for standardization in composites manufacturing
CW Talks is “on” and already proving to be well worth a listen. 

Composite Recycling Technology Center CEO to retire, Chief Operating Officer named CEO
Bob Larsen has served as CEO since March 2016 and will be replaced by COO David Walter.

CRTC and IACMI to develop advanced carbon recycling equipment
Thanks to a new contract with IACMI, the CRTC will pioneer ways to automate processing of carbon prepreg scrap. This technology breakthrough is essential so recycled carbon fiber can be processed in high volumes, says CRTC.

BLS Xenos chassis made with ELG recycled carbon fiber.

ELG Carbon Fibre open house showcases recycling technology
Carbon fiber recycler ELG Carbon Fibre sheds light on its recycling and manufacturing operation in the UK.

Composites recycling is gaining traction
Although CW’s coverage of composites recycling dates back over a decade, informal statistics still show that only ~2% of composites-related companies are active recyclers. That said, three years since our most recent feature on the subject, there is demonstrably greater interest and activity, and real applications of recycled fiber are growing.

The carbon fiber reclaimed from waste.

Composites recycling: Gaining traction
Recycling of carbon fiber, glass fiber and — at last — resins, is growing as new players enter the space.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

ELG Carbon Fibre developing composite bogie frame for rail vehicles
Recycled carbon fiber is expected to feature prominently in order to meet cost and performance targets.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Product Categories of ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.

Materials
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Recycling services
  • Surplus/salvage buyers
  • Waste management