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1st March 2019, Wiesbaden

Innovation with carbon at Hannover Messe

Freedom of design in 3D-printing combined with the unique properties of carbon. © SGL Carbon

Freedom of design in 3D-printing combined with the unique properties of carbon. © SGL Carbon

At this year’s Hannover Messe trade show for industrial technology from 1-5 April, the SGL Carbon’s central research and development department will showcase current development projects at the joint booth Bayern Innovativ.

SGL Carbon’s motto is “innovation with carbon” and will focus three major areas: Additive manufacturing with carbon and silicon carbide, hybrid materials with carbon, and high-performance ceramics.

Multi-material design Laminat. © SGL Carbon

Multi-material design Laminat. © SGL Carbon

Among others, items including 3D-printed casting cores, pump housings and heat exchangers for aggressive media will be showcased. In addition, the team will present innovative carbon fibre textiles, CFRP-reinforced concrete and a metal-CFRP structure, as well as a test rocket nozzle infiltrated with silicon carbide.

3D printed static mixer for corrosive media. © SGL Carbon

3D printed static mixer for corrosive media. © SGL Carbon

SGL Carbon is a technology-based company and leader in the development and production of carbon-based solutions. Its high-quality materials and products made from specialty graphite and composites are used in industrial sectors that determine the future: automotive, aerospace, solar and wind energy, semiconductor and LEDs, as well as in the production of lithium-ion batteries and other energy storage systems. In addition, SGL Carbon develops solutions for chemical and industrial applications.

Carbon fibre nonwoven reinforced with carbon fibre grid. © SGL Carbon

Carbon fibre nonwoven reinforced with carbon fibre grid. © SGL Carbon

In 2017, SGL Carbon generated sales of around EUR 860 million. As of 31 December 2017, the company had approximately 4,200 employees worldwide in 34 locations in Europe, North America, and Asia. Materials, products and solutions from SGL Carbon are embedded in the major topics of the future: sustainable mobility, new energies and cross-industry digitisation.

www.sglcarbon.com

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