Case Histories

ELG – Development of a cyclic and greener process for the production of automotive parts using recycled carbon fiber

GPMC, collaborating with an important Italian OEM and ELG Carbon Fiber, has completed the first developmental phase of the new project for the usage of Recycled Carbon Fibers. This will be one of the first examples of a green, sustainable, technologically advanced solution in the Carbon Composite Materials World. Together with ELG Carbon Fiber, GPMC…

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Sumitomo – Corebon – Polytechnic of Milan: Development of innovative tooling based on high modulus pitch fibres for structural aeronautical components

The better mechanical and thermal behavior of a pitch-based carbon fibers tool respect to PAN-based ones, alongside with an induction heating system represents an excellent improvement in terms of performances and efficiency against conventional industrial autoclave processes. The combination of the pitch fibers with this kind of heating solution leads to considerable savings in the…

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Formax – Lamborghini: ReForm recycled carbon for A-Class

For their new lightweight, 631bhp Lamborghini Huracan Performante, unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini designed and manufactured several components with SMC process. To improve their surface finish, GP Marketing Consulting suggested to Lamborghini the introduction of special carbon veils of reFORM as final layers with excellent results. ReFORM, developed by FORMAX UK (now…

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Base – G. Angeloni: Pagani Huayra Roadster

Innovative Tex hybrid carbon/metal fabrics, entirely developed and manufactured by the Italian company G.Angeloni, are engineered for a variety of non-structural and structural applications across a range of industries, from aerospace to sporting goods and industrial field, to enhance the performances of the component, according to the different metal properties. In the automotive field, Innovative…

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Cobra: Transfer of production of several Italian motorcycle components

With the aim of optimizing their supply-chain, Italian leading motorcycle companies have qualified and gradually subcontracted part of their component manufacturing to the Thai-based company COBRA INTERNATIONAL, thanks to the mediation activities carried out by GPMC. COBRA INTERNATIONAL has availed itself of GPMC’s support and cooperation in the procurement of the best possible carbon reinforcements…

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Smac – Riba: Development of acoustical insulation products for carbon top level cars

Damping cabin noise? This issue was solved with SMACWRAP®, a thin viscoelastic rubber designed in roll form, developed and patented by the French company SMAC. GPMC supported the Italian company Ri-Ba Composites Srl in the process of study and application of the product in a carbon fibre structure. GPMC has often cooperated with Ri-Ba Composites,…

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