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Quickstep wins AMGC grant to develop automotive carbon fibre front fender

Quickstep has been awarded a US$ 250,000 grant to develop a low cost carbon composite fender for the European automotive market.

6th March 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Australia


Carbon fibre composites enjoy a number of advantages over steel, providing significant weight reduction, improved performance and excellent corrosion resistance.

However, the adoption of composite materials in the automotive industry has been limited by the high production cost, particularly for geometrically complex parts such as fenders.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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