European Manufacturer Orders Carbon-Fiber Line
July 1, 2011
Harper International booked a contract for a fully integrated pilot-scale carbon-fiber conversion line. The line, which will be installed in Europe to produce carbon fiber for use in advanced communication technology, incorporates several design features for the production of carbon fiber from 6K PAN precursor and is engineered for higher-than-traditional processing speeds. Harper will supply its advanced oxidation oven technology, LT and HT slot furnaces rated for 1000°C and 1600°C respectively, fiber surface treatment and size application conditioning, waste gas abatement, and material transport systems.