SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke Extend Contract

August 05 2019

SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke, a long-established German aircraft manufacturer, have extended their contract to supply prepregs (impregnated carbon fiber textiles) for use in the Airbus A350 cabin’s floor panels by another year, to the end of 2020.

SGL Carbon has been supplying Elbe Flugzeugwerke with carbon fiber prepregs for the floor panels since the A350 was first launched. The panels are produced in a sandwiched technology using several prepreg layers. The materials are produced at the SGL Carbon site in Willich, near Dusseldorf. The plant has state-of-the-art facilities for manufacturing pre-impregnated carbon fiber and glass fiber materials, and specializes in producing prepregs for the aerospace industry.

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