Here are some videos and photos showing the carbon fiber production process at the BMW-SGL plant.
SGL-BMW Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Process
Below are some past videos featuring BMW's carbon fiber manufacturing process, including some views into SGL-BMW's Moses Lake, Washington plant, among other plants involved in the process. BMW set out to create a new infrastructure for carbon-fiber auto manufacturing covering everything from the material to the final product, and in the process open the door for wider use of the material. The company's goal is to bring down the cost of carbon fiber to be competitive with aluminum, making it a viable and common material for widespread use in its cars.
BMW i3 to Be World's First Volume-Produced Car with Passenger Cell Made from Carbon
BMW i3 will be the world's first volume-produced car with the passenger cell made from carbon fiber.