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Apple leaf miner inspires new processes for composite construction

The focus of the project is investigating natural biological construction processes of long span fibre composite structures.

26th June 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Wiesbaden

Construction

The company’s Sigrafil 50k carbon fibre is often used as basis for applications in the fields mobility and energy – from the automotive industry to aerospace, through to wind energy. The new generation of these large-tow fibres is ideally suited for automated production processes and already in use as standard in the BMW i3, i8, and the new BMW 7 Series, among others, the company reports.

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