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AvCarb Material Solutions Tour

2 Industrial Road, Lowell, MA 01851

For design engineers seeking material science solutions to meet highly demanding product performance requirements, AvCarb is the premium supplier of engineered carbon for critical friction, thermal, and electrochemical applications that partners with you to truly understand your business, to deliver optimal solutions. AvCarb products include textiles, papers, and parts creatively engineered with carbon and carbon fiber for performance in critical systems.

AvCarb’s state-of-the art facility houses a number of unique engineering and production capabilities, essential to making products of the highest quality.  AvCarb also makes these facilities available for unique customer requirements for toll processing, or new product development. AvCarb uses a wide variety of coating processes to provide functionality to its carbon-based materials.  Dip, slot-die coating (including multilayer), spray, comma bar, reverse roll and meyer rod on multiple production lines are among the typical techniques used at AvCarb.  Converting equipment including slitters, calenders, sheeters, and hot presses, and die-cutters are also in routine operation. AvCarb’s chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process deposits amorphous pyrolytic carbon (PC) onto carbon substrates including carbon fabrics, papers, and tow.  Uniform PC layers may be applied in thicknesses ranging from nanometers to micrometers. AvCarb’s manufacturing methods include batch and continuous processes.