The Future of Carbon Fiber Materials

Strength, luxury, and versatility. These words pop into mind when people think about carbon fiber materials. Recent years have seen a boom in demand for this product. In 2021, the global production capacity for carbon fiber was about 193 thousand tons. Although carbon fiber material cost is still higher than steel, the technology is constantly […]

The Different Types of Carbon Fiber Wrap

In 2020, the global carbon fiber market was valued at $2.23 billion and is expected to grow to $4.08 billion by 2028. This market includes sports, cars, aerospace, and more. That means this is required by many people, whether for car parts or construction. But isn’t this only for cars? Yes and no. Perhaps you’re looking […]

A Brief Carbon Fiber Design and Application Guide

You probably know that the carbon fiber market has been experiencing rapid growth in recent years, but do you know how much the market is worth? In 2020, it was worth $3.7 billion. It is expected to more than double by 2031 to $8.9 billion. With the growing demand for carbon fiber products, new customers are reaching […]

Why Is Carbon Fiber Preferred for Aircraft Manufacturing?

Carbon fiber represents cutting-edge technology. Above all, the composite material was actually invented several decades ago. Since then, aircraft manufacturing has taken advantage of light and durable materials. So, have you ever wondered what makes carbon composites such an ideal building material for planes? Read on to learn the basics of carbon fiber and aircraft […]

Carbon Fiber Molding Process: What Are the Different Types?

Projections show that the global carbon fiber market will reach a size of $8.9 billion by 2031. Carbon fiber has one of the best strength-to-weight ratios of any material, making it ideal for a range of applications. There are various molding processes available, and they all provide different results. Picking the best molding process for […]

5 Benefits of Carbon Fiber Car Parts

Are you looking to improve your car? If you want to keep it running and looking its best, you need high-quality materials and parts. Carbon fiber is one such material and it’s highly versatile. You may have heard of it already, but you might not know what the fuss is all about. That’s where we […]

The Benefits of In-House Production in Composite Manufacturing

According to a research brief published by E2Open, the top two reasons for outsourcing manufacturing are, to reduce manufacturing costs and relying on third parties for manufacturing expertise. While for those looking to cut out the middle man and start composite manufacturing in-house, there are loads of benefits. Namely, cutting costs. At SMI Composites, we’ve […]

How Carbon Fiber Parts Make Cars Safer

Did you know that carbon fiber has the highest strength density of any material commonly used in the auto industry? Car racing enthusiasts have long been familiar with carbon fiber and composite advanced technology on their favorite racecars. You can find a carbon fiber application on many leading Formula One vehicles. But composite manufacturing has […]