AvCarb carbon fiber papers and woven carbon fabrics are versatile materials extensively utilized as gas diffusion media or carbon electrodes in fuel cells, electrolyzers, and flow batteries, helping to revolutionize energy conversion and storage technologies. From providing one of the thinnest and most uniform woven carbon fabrics (1071) to developing a novel process to uniformly activate the surface of carbon electrodes for redox flow batteries to designing a portfolio of carbon fiber composites for various fuel cell systems, AvCarb products are always pushing the limits of electrochemical technologies and innovation. AvCarb’s electrochemical materials are designed to provide best in class product and reactant permeability, electrical and thermal conductivity, and product uniformity for our customers critical needs.
AvCarb products play a key role in improving performance and driving efficiency within the automotive industry. From advanced carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs) that are used as high-performance friction materials in transmissions to carbon fiber paper gas diffusion layers (GDLs) used in fuel cells, AvCarb materials consistently deliver the best quality and highest performance in their class. AvCarb advanced materials have a long history of reducing emissions through improved efficiency and advancing automotive technology.
AvCarb offers a range of products designed for use in chemical processes, leveraging the unique properties of carbon materials to enhance efficiency, durability, and performance. AvCarb materials are used as electrodes in the chlor-alkali process where the corrosion resistance and conductivity make them ideal for the harsh environment or in capacitive deionization cells where their hydrophilicity and electrical conductivity aid in the adsorption of ions on their surface, helping to purify water. Whether used for their chemical stability, electrical conductivity, or high surface area, AvCarb products enhance the effectiveness of chemical processes, and their unique properties make them valuable wherever precise control over chemical reactions and environmental protection are critical.