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Nanocyl and 3B-Fibreglass to Develop CNT-Sized Glass Fibres

05 March 2010

Nanocyl and 3B-Fibreglass will jointly develop innovative carbon nanotube (CNT) glass fibres for the growing thermoplastic and structural composite markets.

In the development, 3B-Fibreglass will produce glass fibres which have sizing integrated with SIZICYL, Nanocyl's CNT-sizing agent which is designed to improve the mechanical and electrical properties of composite materials.

""We look forward to creating an exciting new technology with 3B,"" said Francis Massin, Chief Executive Officer of Nanocyl. ""3B is a dynamic company, and has a unique technical expertise in developing fibreglass reinforcement products that are truly innovative.""

""Nanocyl leads the CNT industry with the most conductive carbon nanotubes,"" said Hugues Jacquemin, Chief Executive Officer of 3B. ""We believe the new CNT glass fibres will help OEMs produce new composite materials that perform better at a lower total cost.""