CARBON FIBERS

Carbon Fibers

Combining AFP with 3D printing for flexible parts production

Electroimpact creates a multifunctional manufacturing cell for complex, aero-quality continuous fiber composite parts.
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Carbon Fibers

Saertex, Safran sign agreement for carbon fiber aircraft equipment production

Under the 10-year contract, Saertex will supply multiaxial carbon fiber fabrics to Safran, to be used to produce engine nacelles for various aircraft.

Consumer

Covestro incorporates thermoplastic composites into sports shoe

Covestro collaborated with global sportswear company Anta Sports Products to incorporate a carbon fiber shank to improve the torsional stiffness of a KT6 basketball shoe. 

Automotive

Borealis highlights polypropylene technology for flexible automotive design

Fibremod, the customized carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene material ensures reduced weight, cost savings and design flexibility.

Design/Simulation

Samad aerospace unveils luxury Q-Starling personal air vehicle

The hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft boasts all carbon fiber, a hybrid-electric turbo generator and a stylish, modern design.

Carbon Fibers

Headwear protection manufacturer incorporates styrenics-based composites

INEOS Styrolutions’ carbon fiber composite StyLight Hybrid S material offers Casco International’s customers more protection in demanding environments.

Epoxies

Building the Museum of the Future

FR composite panels provide structure, sealing and iconic facade for pioneering architecture in Dubai.
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Additive Manufacturing

Arevo introduces high-speed AM system, closes Series B financial round

The financing round and high-speed AM system for large continuous carbon fiber composite structures follow Arevo’s 3D-printed bicycle campaign.

Aerospace

Universal Hydrogen uses dry braided carbon preform tanks as part of plan to decarbonize aviation

Twin-tank module offers low capex option for regional carriers to convert to clean fuel.
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Carbon Fibers

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, R3 form alliance

The alliance will center around the design, development and production of advanced carbon-based composites, including mobility applications.