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Metal-plated carbon fibres from Electro Fibers Technologies
Feb '08
Electro Fiber Technologies LLC (EFT) announced commercial availability of its patented, metal plated carbon fiber products for use in aerospace, defense, automotive, construction, medical and electronics applications. The EFT facility, located at Stratford CT, has completed a year of product development and certification, working with its parent companies and industrial customers.

To date, products manufactured have primarily been carbon fiber tow plated with Copper and Nickel for a variety of aerospace and electronic fabrication fabrication applications. EFT has also successfully completed commercial evaluations evaluating different base fibers and metallic coatings.

John Haaland, Vice President of Technical Fibre Products ior the Americas said, "We are now in position to support the growing demand for specialty metal coated fibers and to enter into strategic supplier and technology relationships. Our process produces high quality, plated fiber that can be tailored for a full array of applications, whether in the form of non-woven veil/mat, woven fabric, continuous tow or chopped fiber."

Electro Fiber Technologies LLC (EFT) is an operating Division of Technical Fibre Products (TFP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of James Cropper, PLC. James Cropper is a specialist paper manufacturer founded in 1845, now employing some 500 people, operating in four divisions and selling products worldwide. TFP manufactures non-woven veils and mats for industrial markets from synthetic or mineral fibers such as carbon, aramid, ceramic and glass.

The Company is recognized internationally in its own right and has manufacturing accredited to such international standards as ISO 9001 and EN ISO 1400. TFP is headquartered in Cumbria, UK with a subsidiary in Newburgh, NY, serving North and South America. TFP's customers supply finished goods for end uses as diverse as sporting goods and aerospace.

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