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CX-004132: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Low Cost Carbon Fiber Composites for Lightweight Vehicle Parts
CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1
Date: 09/17/2010
Location(s): Fletcher, North Carolina
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites can help improve fuel economy in cars and buses; however, they are currently too expensive for general use. Materials Innovation Technologies LLC (MIT-LLC), together with its Tier 1 and Original Equipment Manufacturer?s (OEM's) partners, proposes to demonstrate the production and use of economically and commercially viable composites based on recycled carbon fiber.