Carbon Fiber Update 2016 Edition

June 03, 2016 | State of the Market Report

Carbon fiber has long been a mainstay of high performance structural applications, but technology developments and regulatory changes are driving it into new applications. This creates new opportunities, but also demands more of the industry and exposes it to new market forces. In the Carbon Fiber Update report we update our projections of carbon fiber cost, map the growth of global carbon fiber capacity, use the Lux Innovation Grid to identify key technology developers in the industry, and provide an outlook on the future of the industry.

Coverage Area

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Introduction to carbon fiber
  • Lux updated its CFRP cost projections to reflect ongoing technology and market developments
  • Carbon fiber manufacturers announced aggressive scale-up of global capacity in 2015
  • Lux Innovation Grids

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