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Feasibility of lignin carbon to be explored

A European research project has been launched for the development of lignin-based carbon fibres for use in composites.

21st February 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Denkendorf

Industrial, Transport/​Aerospace

Stabilising plant in the ITCF. © ITCF Denkendorf A European research project has been launched for the development of lignin-based carbon fibres for use in composites.

Germany’s ITCF Denkendorf is participating in the private-public partnership LIBRE project (Lignin Based Carbon Fibres for Composites) along with 11 other companies and institutes.

The intention is to develop raw materials for highly stable carbon fibre composites from lignin derived from pulp and paper manufacturing.

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