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Custom carbon fibre fabrics take off in the US
September 24, 2012

David Trope, Sales manager for Sydney based member, Colan Australia recently attended the global water-sports and beach lifestyle trade show “Surf Expo” in Orlando Florida to further the company’s business in carbon fibre hybrid fabrics that have taken off in recent times. The range of high performance fabrics includes hybrids of carbon fibre, coloured polyester, glass and Kevlar™ fabrics and tapes. Surf companies on the West Coast are having the fabrics customised. Transparent resins allow the fabrics to shine through as a personalised feature of their brands.