Basalt fiber composites with thermoplastic matrix are set to find greater implementation in Mafic USA and the Materials Group automobiles.
Mafic’s basalt fiber production facility was commissioned in the USA.
Basalt plays an important role in 3D-printing surface habitat on the Moon and Mars where it is abundant and easily accessible within the regolith.
According to preliminary estimates, basalt reserves in the Pinsk area are 10 million tons at least.
Continuous basalt fiber is more efficient and eco-friendly than most glass & carbon fibers.
Over 100 mineral resource deposits are put up at e-auction including a basalt quarry.
Covestro will be showcasing a range of new lightweight structural materials and solutions at JEC World 2020
Chemical, mechanical and geometrical properties of basalt fiber are investigated and compared to the industry standard glass fibre.
Continuous basalt fiber based products are offered on Polotsk-Steklovolokno website.