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Fibers, 15. Carbon Fibers

  1. Erich Fitzer1,
  2. Andrew Foley2,
  3. Wilhelm Frohs3,
  4. Tilo Hauke3,
  5. Michael Heine3,
  6. Hubert Jäger3,
  7. Sandra Sitter3

Published Online: 15 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o11_o04

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Fitzer, E., Foley, A., Frohs, W., Hauke, T., Heine, M., Jäger, H. and Sitter, S. 2012. Fibers, 15. Carbon Fibers. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Formerly Institut für Chemische Technik der Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 2

    SGL Technic Ltd, Muir of Ord, Scotland

  3. 3

    SGL Carbon GmbH, Meitingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2012

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Raw Materials (Precursor Fibers)
3.Production
3.1.Carbon Fiber Production Process (Rayon-Based)
3.2.Carbon Fiber Production Process (Pitch-Based)
3.3.Carbon Fiber Production Process (PAN-Based)
3.3.1.Polyacrylonitrile Polymer and Fiber
3.3.2.Stabilization of PAN Fiber
3.3.3.Carbonization of PAN-Ox
3.3.4.Graphitization of PAN-based Carbon Fibers
3.4.Chemical Composition
4.Properties
4.1.Mechanical Properties
4.2.Structure
4.3.Physical and Chemical Properties
5.Uses
5.1.Stabilized Fiber for Textile Applications
5.2.Carbonized Fibers for Electrical Conductivity and Reinforcement Applications
6.Economic Aspects