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Carbon Fiber Weave: A Quick Guide

Did you know that the carbon fiber weave has been around since the early 1960s? This single material that can be used to make car components, prosthetic limbs, and help you build the finest aircraft has seen use in a growing number of industries for almost 60 years! If you want to know more about this material […]

What Are the Different Types of Carbon Fibers?

Carbon fibers are constantly evolving. Even to the point where using carbon fiber materials in manufacturing is more affordable. That’s why we should jump into adopting graphite fiber (carbon fiber) materials now. But first, we need to understand the various materials and weaves available. This carbon fiber guide covers various types of carbon fiber, applications, […]

What Are the Uses of Carbon Fiber?

The carbon fiber market is expected to reach a value of over $2.3 billion by 2025. The exponential value and growth are due to the material’s various applications. What are the uses of carbon fiber to make it so important? Throughout this carbon fiber guide, you’ll learn about the benefits of using this material. After […]

Fiberglass vs. Carbon Fiber: What Are the Differences?

Despite global interruptions, analysts predict the fiberglass market will grow from $18 million in 2021 to $25 million in 2028. However, experts believe carbon fiber will increase more than its counterpart. However, that brings us to the following question based on the data above. Fiberglass vs. carbon fiber (CF), which one’s better for most applications? […]

How the Medical Industry Utilizes Carbon Fiber

Want to know about one of the unsung heroes of the medical industry? Carbon fiber has made its way into everyday medical practice. It transforms the lives of a wide variety of patients, making it easier for them to recover from injuries and resume their daily lives. But how does the medical industry use carbon […]

SMI Composites Supplier of the Year 2021 – Georgia GEAR Award Winner

2021 GEAR Awards On December 8th, 2021 SMI Composites was awarded Supplier of the Year by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. This award recognizes the innovation and advancement of technologies within the state’s automotive and mobility industries. The Georgia Department of Economic Development wrote, “Georgia’s existing automotive companies continue to push the mobility industry […]

3 Benefits of a Carbon Fiber Watch

Did you know that you can find carbon fiber across all industries and not just cars? You can use it to make everything from airplane wings and bicycles to golf clubs and now watches. For watchmakers, there are many benefits to using carbon fiber. It provides the perfect balance of durability and weightlessness. Read on […]

What Is Carbon Fiber: 5 Exceptional Benefits

What is so special about carbon fiber? For starters, carbon fiber is about five times stronger than other metal counterparts. In addition, this material has low density, high stiffness, and high chemical resistance. So if you want to create better composite advanced technology with high-quality materials, it’s time to switch to carbon fiber. If you want to […]