Teijin, aiming to be an enterprise that supports the society of the future, is evolving its carbon-fiber
and other businesses under a long-term vision.
The vast majority of carbon-fiber
bicycle products currently on the market are made with thermoset epoxy resins,which start out as viscous and pliable but are permanently hardened once cured.
Wiinsch, head of Structural Materials and Systems Research at BASF added, "In close collaboration with plant manufacturers as well as tiers and automotive OEMs, we are working on the development of robust polyamid 6 carbon-fiber
reinforced plastic Ford Focus hood displayed at the Composites Europe event in Dusseldorf, Germany is constructed from the super-strong material usually associated with racing vehicles or high-performance sports cars.
Stork Sp Aerospace in the Netherlands displayed a braided carbon-fiber
aircraft landing-gear component about 40 mm thick, which has been tested for jet fighters.
3 million) into the construction of a carbon-fiber
material plant and development of new-generation carbon-fiber
material for EV-related applications.
composites continue to make headway in automotive.
Recently, bridge builders installed a carbon-fiber
reinforced span across Two Mile Creek in Clark County, Ky.
DowAksa will develop and globally market a broad range of products and technical service support in the rapidly expanding carbon-fiber
28, 2010 (CENS)--Engaged in carbon-fiber
production, Advanced International Multitech Co.
Union Carbide's Parma, Ohio, technical center (now Grafrech International) was the focal point of that firm's carbon-fiber
71 million) in 2010 and 2011 to try to become the world's fourth-largest producer of carbon fiber, adding it has obtained sample orders for carbon-fiber
blades from Vestas, the world's largest producer of wind turbines.