The ZOLTEK™ automotive division offers assistance to companies wishing to develop their capability, using our commercial grade carbon fiber in the fast-expanding, high-volume carbon fiber market. We also bring together key players in the automotive industry to work on specific programs associated with new innovative processes. Our close links to resin and process companies enables ZOLTEK to provide unbiased composite resource to any company, large or small.

Automotive Products & Processes

Carbon Fiber Front End, Zoltek Automotive

SURFACE-RTM: This process uses ZOLTEK PX35 carbon fiber and a polyurethane (PU) resin system to create a premium and paintable surface quality composite part, directly out of the mold. Read the Case Study Here or visit to learn more.

ZOLTEK currently has intermediate carbon fiber products available for automotive applications using processes such as Resin Transfer Molding (RTM), Injection Molding, Compression Molding, Sheet Molding Compounding (SMC), and more. Additionally, ZOLTEK’s wide range of in-house sizings are designed to suit a wide range of both Thermoplastic and Thermoset materials.
Rapid Capacity Expansion – ZOLTEK has demonstrated the ability to rapidly expand manufacturing and maintain capacity for growing applications. ZOLTEK can scale our carbon fiber production at a faster rate than any other company in the field.
Lowest-Cost, Sustainable Pricing – ZOLTEK’s pricing is structured to compete with other primary building materials and is independent from the aerospace industry. Our proprietary carbon fiber technology enables us to manufacture carbon fiber at the best value worldwide.

» Case Study: Surface RTM Process Enables Premium Paintable Automotive Components

» Case Study: 60-Second Cycle Time for Carbon Fiber Automotive Front Ends