SGL Carbon SE
Meitingen , 86405 DE
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Cevotec SAMBA Pro Prepreg system added to FPC technology portfolio
Installation of the automated Fiber Patch Placement system in Fraunhofer IGCV’s Fiber Placement Center serves active technology and application development.
The markets: Fuel cells and batteries (2021)
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured and so will the market for composite components. Composites for electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.
Future composite manufacturing - AFP and Additive Manufacturing
TU Munich symposium explores how these technologies are merging and reviews R&D that is creating a path forward.
SGL Carbon, Koller Kunststofftechnik manufacture composite windshield
Injection molded carbon fiber profiles for future BMW Group models cut 40% of weight compared to conventional steel construction and offer potential use in other automotive projects.
TU Munich gears up for full-scale Hyperloop demonstrator
As a new, university-directed research program, the Technical University of Munich Hyperloop team works to scale up its SpaceX competition-winning pod design.
3D printing CFRP molds for RTM flaperon, exoskeletons and more
The Chair of Carbon Composites at TU Munich is advancing composite additive manufacturing via large-scale extrusion, continuous fiber printing, integrating heating into tools and more.
Future Composite Manufacturing virtual symposium for AFP and AM
The virtual symposium, held Sept. 9-10, 2020, will focus on current state, trends and opportunities for automated fiber placement (AFP) and additive manufacturing (AM).
AeroFurnace consortium develops composite thermal insulation
According to consortium partners, SGL Carbon, ZAE Bayern and FCT Systeme, up to 40% of the required process energy for high-temperature furnaces can be saved.
German Bionic unveils fourth-generation carbon fiber exoskeleton
The Cray X features a frame made with SGL Carbon carbon fiber and aids workers when lifting loads of up to 28 kilograms for up to eight hours.
Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Composite output shaft ready for automotive proving ground
Unlike automotive driveshafts, automotive output shafts cannot leverage shaft length as a factor when making the case for composites. Instead, other beneficial features have made a composite output shaft able to compete with metal shafts, especially in electric vehicles.
Revolutionizing the composites cost paradigm, Part 2: Forming
Boeing-led parts trials explore infusion, compression molding and thermoplastics, offering lessons and supply chain options to better compete with aluminum.
People in Composites: April 2020
Chromaflo, Gurit and SGL Carbon SE announce new hires and retirements in the composites industry.
SGL Carbon to manufacture composite battery enclosures for BMW Group
The company will produce glass fiber-based cover plates to be used on battery enclosures for a future BMW plug-in hybrid vehicle model.
Transparency Market Research releases Aerospace Composites Market report
Findings predict the global aerospace composites market value and trends between 2016 and 2024.
SGL Carbon technologies aimed at automotive, aerospace applications
SGL Carbon is demonstrating its production capabilities for the automotive, aerospace and industrial sectors.
People in Composites: February 2020
Solvay, SGL Carbon, Teijin, Gurit, Composites UK and American Colors Inc. announce new hires and retirements in the composites industry.
Carbon fiber suppliers gear up for next-gen growth
CompositesWorld’s annual Carbon Fiber conference was held in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S., in late 2019 and included a pre-conference seminar focused on carbon fiber supply and demand.
SGL Carbon inaugurates production hall for graphite-based automotive components
This completes a 3-year expansion project of SGL Carbon’s production capacities for specialty graphite-reinforced automotive components in Bonn, Germany.
SGL Carbon to produce carbon fiber composite air taxi landing gear
SGL Carbon will begin serial production of its ultra-light composite landing gears in early 2021.
SGL Carbon to build composite battery enclosures for North American automaker
The company will produce carbon and glass fiber-based composite top and bottom layers for battery enclosures.
- Fibers, organic
- Carbon, PAN-based
- Fabrics, unimpregnated
- 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
- Continuous fiber
- Hybrid fiber
- Prepregs, thermoset
- 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, <12K tow
- Phenolic, >12K tow
- Phenolic, Fabric
- Armor, composite
- Automotive, body panels & substructures
- Carbon/carbon composites
- Laminate sheets, solid