Per the letter, Vartega has committed to providing Janicki with recycled carbon fiber for evaluation in "limited cycle mold masters and backup structures." Janicki plans to use this fiber to "process test panels via infusion and evaluate its properties for permeability, thermal expansion, dimensional stability, and machinability."
Janicki's complete letter can be found here: JANICKI LETTER OF SUPPORT.
About Janicki Industries
Janicki Industries is a technical engineering company that creates composite tools, prototypes and production parts for transportation, aerospace, space and defense, marine, alternative energy and other innovative markets throughout the world. For more information please visit: http://www.janicki.com.
About Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling
Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling LLC is a recycler of advanced materials – specifically strong and lightweight carbon fiber – used in the aerospace, automotive, wind energy, and sporting goods industries. Founded in July 2014, Vartega has developed patent pending recycling technology to address the 15,000 metric tons of carbon fiber waste that is being landfilled and incinerated every year. Vartega’s technology uses a low energy chemistry-based process to free carbon fiber filaments for use in carbon fiber nonwoven fabrics, yarns, thermoplastic pellets, and 3D printing filaments. Materials utilizing Vartega’s low-cost recycled carbon fiber can be used to lightweight automobiles resulting in improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. For more information, visit www.vartega.com.