Advanced Fibre/Composite Facility

Our world-class facilities for fibre and textile research range from atomic-scale characterisation facilities to a pilot-scale carbon fibre plant.
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Carbon Nexus

Carbon Nexus is a purpose-built research facility designed to accommodate the diverse needs of industry.

We incorporate world-first, open access infrastructure designed to manufacture carbon fibres, textile pre-forms and composites for developing new technologies, processes and products.

For more information visit the Carbon Nexus website

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Mr Derek Buckmaster
Director, Carbon Nexus
Email Derek Buckmaster

Fibres and Textiles

IFM has world-class facilities for fibre and textile research, ranging from atomic-scale characterisation facilities to industry-scale prototyping facilities in collaboration with CSIRO.

Institute for Frontier Materials and CSIRO joint infrastructure capabilities for fibre and textiles

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Dr Emma Prime
Manager, ARC Research Hub for Future Fibres
Email Dr Emma Prime

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Carbon Nexus
General enquiries
+61 3 5247 9247

Institute for Frontier Materials
Geelong Technology Precinct
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Deakin University
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216

Postal address
Deakin University
Locked Bag 20000
Geelong, Victoria 3220