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Welcome to the carbon fiber directory section of the Apparel Search website.  In this section, you will find educational information and links to resources relevant to carbon fibers.  If you work in the apparel industry or simply have an interest in carbon textiles, this is the area for you.  If you do not find enough information in this section of our carbon fibers guide, you may wish to check the textile section or go back to the fiber directory main page for additional textile fiber choices. 

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  Anshan East Asian Carbon fibers Co., Ltd: China. Pitch-based, general purpose, chopped and milled carbon fibers for friction materials, reinforcement, protective products and garments, and composite materials. Also, carbon paper, yarns and nonwoven fabrics. Part of Ashland Oil, Inc.

  Carbon Composites Co: USA. Manufacturers of carbon and kevlar fibers, fabrics and composites for industrial purposes.

  EKOS Materials Corp: USA. Activated carbon fibers for air and water filtration applications, from phenolic resin coated glass fiber.  Detailed product information. Link to business news.

  Fortafil fibers, Inc: USA. Chopped, milled, and continuous carbon fiber for aerospace, transportation and sports goods applications, from acrylic filament. Description of carbonizing process. Part of Acordis.

  Grafil, Inc: USA. Manufacturer of carbonized polyacrylonitrile fibers for aerospace and industrial purposes. Detailed product specification sheets on PDF files. Requires Adobe Acrobat file reader. Part of Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

  Hexcel Corp: USA. Versatile industrial corporation, specializing in high performance composite materials and fabrics. Manufacturer of carbon fiber for composite structures.

  Taiwan Carbon Technology Co., Ltd: Taiwan. Manufacturer of activated carbon fiber and fabrics from polyacryionitrile, as well as papers and felts. Composite fabrics and felts with aramid and modacryl.

  Textron Advanced Materials: USA. Manufacturers of boron, carbon, titanium and ceramic matrix composites. Also, fireproofing and thermal insulation for offshore applications. Boron filament. Carbon and silicon carbide fibers.

  Toho Rayon: Japan. Multi-national manufacturers of polyacrylonitrile based carbon staple fiber and filament for technical and industrial purposes. Acrylic and rayon staple fiber and filament for nonwovens and textiles. Also, yarns and textile fabrics from man-made and natural fibers.

  Zoltek Corporation: Zoltek is the worlds largest producer of PYRON (TM) brand Oxidized PAN fibers used in aircraft brakes and fire proofing applications.  They also manufacture commercial grade carbon fibers in various formats.  Production facilities are located in the US (st. Louis & Abilene TX) and Europe (Hungary).  Address:  3101 McKelvey Rd  St. Louis  Missouri  63044 USA  Phone:  314-291-5110   Fax:  314-291-6511  Email:  Contact:  Joe Dattilo - Sales Engineer