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At a Glance
- Glass-fiber-reinforced grades also available
- Materials open design windows for lightness, rigidity, and impact resistance
- German researcher develops low-cost route for carbon-fiber production
Low-cost carbon fiber
Researcher Flávio André Marter (center) of RWTH Aachen University was awarded the prize for best diploma/master's thesis in German textile mechanical engineering. He proposed a low-cost method to manufacture polyethylene-based carbon fibers. Image courtesy of RWTH Aachen University.
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