Toho Tenax Adds Carbon Fiber Capacity | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 27 | pp. 12-13 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 2, 2012

Toho Tenax Adds Carbon Fiber Capacity

Department: Business
Keywords: carbon fibers, nickel, electromagnetic shielding
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Spool of nickel-coated carbon fiber.
Credit: Toho Tenax
A photo of nickel-coated carbon fiber for electromagnetic shielding components.
 
Spool of nickel-coated carbon fiber.
Credit: Toho Tenax

Toho Tenax plans to increase production of nickel-coated carbon fibers at its Mishima plant in Japan’s Shizuoka prefecture. The company, part of the Teijin Group, expects to double capacity by January 2013 for the fibers, used in molded plastic housing that protects sensitive electronics from electromagnetic damage.

 
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