Deakin partners with Vestas to advance composites science
Deakin University will partner with leading wind energy solution provider, Vestas, to improve the compressive strength of carbon fibre...Continue Reading »
Wet spinning line launch
Carbon Nexus has increased its research and production capabilities with the installation of the only polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor wet...Continue Reading »
Future of carbon fibre is here
Thanks to breakthrough Deakin research, the University and LeMond Composites have joined forces in a $58 m deal to...Continue Reading »
Cutting edge, cutting energy
Carbon Nexus is a purpose-built research facility designed to accommodate the diverse needs of international manufacturing organisations that require the cost-effective resolution of carbon fibre-related projects that are strategic and complex.
Located in Waurn Ponds, Geelong, the suite of equipment available to researchers and industry through Carbon Nexus is unparalleled. It is truly the nexus of industry, research and teaching for the global fibre community.
Carbon Nexus understands the needs of the carbon fibre industry. For more than a decade Deakin University researchers have been developing new and improved fibres and carbon composites.
Geelong carbon fibre precinct
Together with Deakin, CSIRO and the Geelong Manufacturing Council, a group of local companies have formed the Geelong Advanced Fibre Cluster, with the goal of improving the competitiveness of member companies.Find out more »
Carbon fibre producers
With the world’s only open-access carbonisation Pilot Line, Carbon Nexus offers a unique ability to process PAN precursors on an industrial pilot scale for product development, process optimisation or even small-lot contract manufacturing.Find out more »
Carbon Nexus offers a range of capabilities which are of interest to composites manufacturers. We can perform a wide range of value-adding chemical and thermal analysis of matrix resins (both thermoset and thermoplastic), using our suite of advanced analytical techniques, includingFind out more »
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