ORNL hits performance targets with textile-grade PAN pilot line, though still short of mass-market needs

At the recent Carbon Fiber 2013 conference, we toured Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) pilot production line at the Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (CFTF), which is working to develop low-cost carbon fiber (see the October 11, 2011 LRMJ) using cheaper alternative precursors along with no...

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