FibreCoat Cleans up Prizes

10/12/2020
FibreCoat Copyright: FibreCoat

The ITA scientists Dr Robert Brüll, Alexander Lüking and Richard Haas have won further prizes with their groundbreaking discovery in the start-up "FibreCoat GmbH" in 2020.

  Fib Copyright: FibreCoat The ITA scientists Dr. Robert Brüll, Alexander Lüking and Richard Haas have won further prizes with their groundbreaking discovery in the start-up "FibreCoat GmbH" in 2020.

FibreCoat GmbH produces inexpensive high performance composite fibres using a highly productive patented spinning technology. These are glass fibres with a polymer sheath or basalt fibres with an aluminium sheath. FiberCoat GmbH is able to coat the individual filaments directly in the manufacturing process using a coating technology developed at the RWTH Aachen University, achieving a production speed of over 1,500 m/min and a completely homogeneous sheathing. With ALUCOAT, FibreCoat has launched its first product on the market this month. These fibres are significantly cheaper than comparable conductive fibres, which are currently in great demand for applications in e-mobility or electromagnetic shielding.

For this development FibreCoat was awarded the following current prizes:

  Spin-off Award Winner Copyright: RWTH Innovation GmbH ATEC X: Spin-off Award Winner (Alexander Lücking, FibreCoat, third from left)