Carbon Nexus

The nexus of industry, research and teaching for the global composite community.
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There are so many reasons to be excited about the future of advanced manufacturing through the development of better, lighter, stronger and more cost-effective carbon fibre.



Cutting edge, globally unique and open access

Carbon Nexus is a purpose-built research facility designed to accommodate the diverse needs of international manufacturing organisations that require the cost-effective resolution of carbon fibre-related projects that are strategic and complex.

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

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Located in Waurn Ponds, Geelong, the suite of equipment available to researchers and industry through Carbon Nexus is unparalleled.

Carbon Nexus provides industry with access to a team of globally recognised high technology materials experts who will deliver the solutions businesses and researchers need to gain a genuine competitive advantage.

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For more information visit the Carbon Nexus website

Contact us

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