carbon fiber for armour

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    carbon fiber for armour

    Is Carbon fiber good to use to create hard armour plates?
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    Re: carbon fiber for armour

    We do use fiberglass, and Carbon fiber is like 0294834 times stronger than fiberglass. There's a Vader in SoCal, Cenobyte, who has his armour made out of carbon fiber; looks awesome and as strong as the Hulk.

    If you can make armour and use Carbon Fiber, you will never have to worry about it breaking. I say go for it

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    Re: carbon fiber for armour

    o ryt cheers, do you have to use epoxy resin or does any resin do the job?

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    Re: carbon fiber for armour

    Isn't TRUE Carbon Fibre baked in an inert-gas-filled oven?..I don't think it relys on resins and glues for strength...

    A lot of fake Carbon Fibre for car dashboards etc has material that looks like Kevlar (tm), but it's really the resin that does the job.

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