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    Carbon Fiber in String Instruments
    0 Carbon Fiber in String Instruments

    Carbon fiber is increasingly used in the manufacturing of stringed instruments. Instruments made from carbon fiber composite offer many benefits: durability, dramatically reduced weight, and total resistance to changes in temperature or moisture. An instrument will remain in tune and be ready for pe...

    How Strong is a Carbon Fiber Plate?
    0 How Strong is a Carbon Fiber Plate?

    Carbon fiber plate is a composite material composed of carbon fiber strands and resin. The resulting product is light, yet strong and durable. Carbon fiber plates come in many different types to fit a variety of applications and industries, including automotive and aerospace. In this blog post, we w...

    The Benefits of Dragonplate Carbon Fiber Tube Connectors
    0 The Benefits of Dragonplate Carbon Fiber Tube Connectors

    As applications of carbon fiber tubing increase, there is an increasing need for a practical tubing connector system. Carbon fiber tubes are used in many applications where their stiffness and light-weight provide a significant advantage. This can only be realized with a simple and reliable tubing c...

    Various Applications of Carbon Fiber
    0 Various Applications of Carbon Fiber

    Applications for carbon fiber are only limited by the imagination of engineers who design products. New uses continue to be discovered. Just a few short years ago, carbon fiber was considered an exotic and expensive material from which to manufacture products. Now it can be found in many aspects of ...

    A Glimpse Inside the Carbon Fiber Fabrication Process
    0 A Glimpse Inside the Carbon Fiber Fabrication Process

    The carbon fiber fabrication process involves many steps.  The process begins with a precursor, the raw material used to make the carbon fiber. Once the precursor fibers are carbonized, oxidized, and sized  they can be woven into fabrics, braids, or used directly in the two forms (untwisted continuo...

    Why You Need to Do Your Research Before You Purchase Carbon Fiber Sheets
    0 Why You Need to Do Your Research Before You Purchase Carbon Fiber Sheets

    Whether you’re a professional fabricator or a first-time DIY’er, you might need carbon fiber sheets for your next project. Carbon fiber composites are complex materials that require specific engineering knowledge, skills, and equipment to properly manufacture. It is important to understand the proc...

    Where is Carbon Fiber Tubing Used?
    0 Where is Carbon Fiber Tubing Used?

    Carbon fiber tubing is becoming more and more popular in many industries, including automotive, automation, and industrial robotics. It is used in applications where light weight and high strength are important properties, making it a popular choice. What do you know about carbon fiber tubes? What a...

    Advantages of Carbon Fiber Musical Instruments
    0 Advantages of Carbon Fiber Musical Instruments

    The choice of materials for building a musical instrument has a tremendous impact on the tone and character of the instrument and the musical experience of the musician. Even the most talented musician cannot make an injection molded plastic guitar sound rich and beautiful. Stringed instrument manuf...

    Carbon Fiber Thermal Conductivity and the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
    0 Carbon Fiber Thermal Conductivity and the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

    When designing a new product or application, engineers have multiple options for materials. Properly analyzing all material properties, while putting them into the context of the end product or application, is an extremely difficult task. Two thermal properties that could play an important role in m...

    Tips and Tricks to Bonding Carbon Fiber Strips
    Tips and Tricks to Bonding Carbon Fiber Strips

    The rigid surface of carbon fiber strips facilitates bonding to a variety of surfaces. Carbon fiber strips bond easily to reinforce carbon fiber plates, plywood, balsa wood, or aluminum. Here is an overview of best practices to use when selecting adhesives for bonding carbon fiber strips to other m...