Harper International will supply its state-of-the-art Microline™ system to an Asian carbon-fiber company. The complete process line incorporates thermal systems including oxidation ovens, carbonization furnaces and a UHT (ultrahigh-temperature) furnace system, surface treatment, sizing application, handling equipment, gas treatment and advanced control systems. The Microline will be customized to support the client’s advanced fiber development program for carbon-fiber research. The system can be operated with small precursor quantities, allows for maximum manipulation of key process parameters, and accommodates a range of line speeds and tow sizes.