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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber news, October 2013

US demand for fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) composites is forecast to climb 4.7% annually to 4.3 billion pounds (1.95 billion kg) in 2017, valued at nearl

Volvo uses carbon fibre composite for new generation batteries in car panels

Volvo Car Group has developed lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles.

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Sereebo carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic from Teijin Ltd has been selected for use in the structural parts of Nikon’s digital SLR camera D5300.

Glass fibre manufacturer 3B is to increase prices for its direct roving and chopped strand products by 9%, and of its continuous filament mat by 5% for all

RadiciGroup has introduced Radistrong long-fibre reinforced polyamide (PA) 6 and PA 66 products.

Volkswagen AG is working with Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and other partners to develop a laser process for automated cutting of carbon fibre reinfor

Carbon fibre maker Teijin Ltd has launched the Sereebo brand of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastics.

Dieffenbacher has acquired the Relay machinery, expertise and intellectual property rights of Fiberforge.

Gurit has launched a new range of composite materials for the automotive industry, which includes a carbon fibre prepreg for cosmetic components.

GS Consulting reports that sales of its BioMid™ cellulose fibre have exceeded 1 million lbs (453,600 kg) following its commercial launch around 10 months a

German company BREYER, in collaboration with the Institut für Kunststoffverarbeitung (IKV) Aachen and Hille Engineering GmbH & Co KG, has developed a gap i

DSM and PlastiComp Inc have signed a partnership agreement to develop bio-based long fibre thermoplastic (LFT) composite materials based on EcoPaXX® polyam

Anguil Environmental Systems was selected to provide the air pollution control system for the University of Nottingham's new pilot-scale carbon fibre recyc

Toho Tenax supplies carbon fibre material for major primary and secondary composite structures on Bombardier's new CSeries aircraft, which took its maiden

South African distributor AMT Composites has signed an agreement under which it will distribute Oxeon's TeXtreme® spread tow carbon fibre reinforcements in

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