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German Bionic unveils fourth-generation carbon fiber exoskeleton

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

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.

carbon fiber composite output shaft

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.

RAPM challenge and transition trials

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

The markets: Fuels cells and batteries (2020)

The markets: Fuels cells and batteries (2020)
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 electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.

SGL Carbon to build composite battery enclosures for North American automaker

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.  

SGL Carbon produces composite leaf springs for Ford Transit

SGL Carbon produces composite leaf springs for Ford Transit
The glass fiber composite, longitudinal leaf springs are said to weigh 50% less than conventional steel springs.

SGL Carbon, Hyundai Motor Group extend partnership for fuel cell components

SGL Carbon, Hyundai Motor Group extend partnership for fuel cell components
The extension ramps up current production and delivery volumes of SGL Carbon’s SIGRACET gas diffusion layers for Hyundai fuel cell-powered vehicles.

Solvay, SGL to develop large-tow carbon fiber materials for aerostructures

Solvay, SGL to develop large-tow carbon fiber materials for aerostructures
The joint development agreement (JDA) intends to bring to market the first composite materials for commercial aerostructures based on large-tow intermediate modulus (IM) carbon fiber.

Virgin Hyperloop One’s XP-1 test pod on display at COSI (Columbus, Ohio, U.S.).

Into the Hyperloop
The role of composites in the fifth mode of transport.

SGL Carbon headquarters

SGL's Jürgen Köhler resigns in wake of July underperformance
SGL says counter-measures will be required and restructuring is being considered, and it plans to publish new guidance after completing the new Group plan.

SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke extend contract

SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke extend contract
SGL Carbon will continue supplying carbon fiber prepregs for the Airbus A350 cabin’s floor panels until the end of 2020.

Hyping the Hyperloop

Hyping the Hyperloop
A roundup of recent Hyperloop news including TUM’s Hyperloop Pod Competition win and  announcements from SpaceX and VirginOne Hyperloop.

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 & substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Tubes
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