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Pre-Conference Workshop

One-day training workshop covering all aspects of carbon fibre production, from PAN precursor to packaged carbon fibre

A unique opportunity to get “hands-on” with a research-scale carbonization line

Date and time:

20 February 2019

The workshop will commence at 9:00am and conclude at 5:00pm at Carbon Nexus (Building Nj), Deakin Waurn Ponds, 75 Pigdons Rd, Waurn Ponds.


Carbon Nexus is pleased to announce a one-day pre-conference workshop covering an introduction to all aspects of carbon fibre production. The workshop will feature a combination of classroom learning and hands-on equipment operation. The hands-on activities will be performed on the Carbon Nexus Research Line, capable of processing 1-8 tows of carbon fibre from 0.5k to 320k.

Topics covered:

  • Overview of carbonisation processing, from PAN precursor to packaged carbon fibre
  • Overview of carbonisation processing equipment
  • Introduction to operational safety
  • Line preparation procedures
  • Normal start-up and shut-down procedures
  • Emergency shut-down procedures
  • Quality management systems


A$1,500 per person for the one-day workshop. We are not able to offer discounts for students. Lunch will be provided for workshop attendees.


Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, places are limited to a maximum of 15 people only. Book early to secure a place at the workshop. Places will be allocated on a “first-come first-served” basis, so an early booking is essential.

How to book:

Click the link below to complete the application form. Once your application has been reviewed, you will hear back from the Conference Management team if you have secured a place.

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