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What makes Volagi™ Carbon technology special?

Our Liscio frame is built with both 30T and 24T high modulus carbon fiber. The 30Tand 24T refers to the Tensile Modulus strength in (T) tonnage, the force exerted to the composite materials used. There is a blend of 30T and 24T used in the construction of the frame. The actual Tensile strength is inversely related to modulus therefore it's not always advantageous to use the "stiffest" highest mod material since you lose tensile and yield strength, producing a brittle frame that could easily break on impact and lose fatigue life.

It's generally understood 30t and 40t materials are considered "high modulus,” again stiffer but not necessarily stronger. We use a higher concentration of 30T on areas where it needs to be stiff (like the bottom bracket/head tube areas) and 24T where we want greater “yield” strength like our seat tube and long bow flex areas.

95+% of better carbon fibers used in making of carbon composites come from Japan, from brands like Toray and Mitsubishi. Although we don’t specify the exact manufacturer of the fibers used, we know our supplier only uses both of these companies to create the woven sheets with resin applied called “prepreg” that become the frame and fork.

Our frame is nearly 100% carbon composite including the steerer tube and dropouts, with the exception of bolt inserts and the bottom bracket inner shell. Most importantly, our frames are 100% tested and pass the stringent European Standard EN14781 for both strength and fatigue and carry a life time warranty.

In addition to high modulus carbon, we also utilize Nano Carbon particles and Smooth Wall layup to make the best carbon frames possible.

Nano Carbon technology– Nano carbon particles are impregnated in the fiber structure to further enhance the strength while maintaining a high degree of flexibility and yield strength.

Smooth Wall (SW) carbon layup technology– Volagi™ has developed a proprietary technique for carbon layup. This allows for a smooth layering of the internal carbon fiber layers free of wrinkles and voids assuring maximum strength, while maintaining flexibility(where desired).