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Interview with Marco Gehr, COO, ELG Carbon Fibre

ELG Carbon Fibre, a leading supplier of carbon fibre products, has been awarded the JEC Innovations Awards in the Rail Category this year.

6th April 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Paris

Transport/​Aerospace, Sports/​Outdoor, Sustainable

Marco Gehr, COO, ELG Carbon Fibre. © Inside Composites ELG Carbon Fibre, a leading supplier of carbon fibre products, based in Coseley, UK, has been awarded the JEC Innovations Awards in the Rail Category this year for its role in the production of an optimised lightweight carbon fibre rail bogie frame with integrated suspension and steering functions. The awards ceremony took place at the JEC World trade show, which concluded in Paris last month.

At the show, the company promoted its range of technologies, product samples and demonstrator parts produced with its Carbiso product range. Inside Composites met with Marco Gehr, Chief Operating Officer, to ask about the company’s direction, as well as current developments.

What are you promoting at this year’s show?

Marco Gehr: The major products that we are showcasing this week are nonwoven products; the Carbiso M nonwoven mat version produced from 100% recycled carbon fibre, as well as a thermoplastic version Carbiso TM, where we blend the recycled carbon fibres with thermoplastic fibres like PP or PA. Both products are used in traditional composites manufacturing, either in wet compression or dry compression moulding processes...

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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