Consumption of CFRP in Automotive BIW Applications

Jost GAERTNER

Managing Partner

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Tel: +49 172 6000569
j.gaertner@alumag.com

Ying ZHOU

Lead Of Japan & China Projects

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Tel: +49 172 6415876
y.zhou@alumag.com

SCOPE & METHOD DESCRIPTION:
For a Chinese producer of electronic equipment AluMag® executed a global snapshot study of the automotive CFRP market.

CFRP DEMAND & MARKET SHARES:
AluMag® has analyzed the consumption of CFRP in automotive BIW applications worldwide. Furthermore supplier market shares for each application group were determined.

CFRP SUPPLY CHAIN:
A comprehensive carbon fiber supply chain chart were researched for six premium OEMs. In total 110 companies were detected as being part of the six OEMs carbon fiber supply chain. For each company a qualified contact is listed

CFRP APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW:
As part of the analysis several CFRP BIW applications have been thoroughly described in regards to material, process steps, equipment and assembly.