Exel Composites profiles used in Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics ceremony

Exel Composites supplied carbon rods to Imagine Inflatables, in Leicestershire. It was used as the frame for the skirts for these structures. Typically glass fibre rods are used in their designs but the larger sizes of the balloons required carbon fibre because if its higher stiffness and lighter weight.

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