From September 3 to 5, SGL Carbon will be presenting smart solutions and materials made of fiber composites for mobility and industrial applications markets at the China Composites Expo in Shanghai. Under the motto “The Weight and Performance Optimizers”, the company will present its diverse product portfolio along the entire value chain from carbon fibers and textile semi-finished products to finished components made of carbon and glass fiber-reinforced plastics.
Specifically, SGL Carbon will showcase, among others a leaf spring made of fiberglass-reinforced plastic, which is used, for example in the rear axles of various models of the vehicle manufacturer Volvo. The innovative axle concept with glass fiber-based leaf springs is one of SGL Carbon’s biggest serial projects in lightweight construction and underscores the enormous potential of fiber composite construction.
08 August 2019