Carbon fiber composite CFRP will be widely used in automotive and engine peripheral areas
Recently, Teijin held a press conference related to the carbon fiber and composite materials business in Tokyo. The Teijin Carbon Fiber and Composites Business Director and Toho Texus President Yoshino Taka announced that Teijin and the General Motors Corporation (GM) jointly The development of the thermoplastic carbon fiber reinforced resin-based composite (CFRP) parts for the production of GM's production vehicles "welcome the final stage of the production of Mai vector."
Teijin's thermoplastic CFRP is characterized by high efficiency and can be molded in 1 minute. Although the company did not disclose the details of the materials and the equipment on the vehicle, it said that the material has been identified by GM as a material that can be used in automobiles. “The Teijin intends to mold thermoplastic CFRP into CFRP parts for GM instead of carbon fiber and prepreg. The company is considering building a manufacturing unit for GM in North America.