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23rd February 2018, Wiesbaden

SGL Group introduces Sigrafil 50k carbon fibre

New “advanced modulus” 50k carbon fibre. © SGL GroupSGL Group has developed and started serial production of an innovative carbon fibre, thus expanding its material portfolio. Bearing the name Sigrafil C T50-4.8/280, the new fibre is characterised by a high Young’s modulus, making it ideal for aerospace applications, the company reports.

“Pressure vessels, drive shafts, profiles, and sheet moulding compounds (SMCs) are other applications, as the fibre meets high mechanical requirements thanks to its high stiffness and strength,” it adds. At JEC World in Paris next month, the new carbon fibre will be presented to the public for the first time.

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