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Industrial grade carbon fiber supply and demand


Carbon fiber material supply is currently increasing by 9–10 million pounds per year. Demand began a 10-fold increase with Boeing’s and Airbus’s new carbon-intensive airplane orders in 2005, and has also reflected strong orders for carbon-fiber-reinforced wind-turbine blades. In 2011, producers were still catching up with the surge in demand.


Warren, Dave. 2010. Low Cost Carbon Fiber Overview. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. link

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