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Web-based composites – a new class of materials with high potential for recycled carbon fibers

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Student Spotlight: Performance of carbon fiber nonwoven composites in crash tests

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High performance fibers for composite reinforcement

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PP fiber applications in the automotive market.

Polypropylene (PP) staple fibers are used in many different applications, such as automotive, carpets and floorcoverings, geotextiles, apparel, sanitary and hygiene, and technical applications. In the automotive sector, for example, end-uses include luggage compartments, undershields, floor carpet systems, wheel arch liners and seam reinforcement. Currently, around 20 kg of various fibers are used per vehicle – and this figure is increasing.