Crushing Carbon Fiber With a Hydraulic Press – This Is What Happens!

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Carbon fiber is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers. Although can be expensive to produce, carbon fiber materials are commonly used wherever high strength-to-weight ratio and rigidity are required, such as aerospace, automotive, civil engineering, sports goods and an increasing number of other consumer and technical applications.

Crushing Carbon Fiber With a Hydraulic Press – This Is What Happens!

This video comes from one of the best Hydraulic Press Channels on YouTube, which has displayed a stunning commitment to crushing anything and everything with an ultra-strong hydraulic press.

If you apply brute force to carbon fiber in a direction it’s not designed to bend, well, this happens.

There are four pieces of carbon fiber available for testing: two narrow tubes, a piece of a driveshaft designed to withstand twisting forces and a sandwich of dozen layers of carbon fiber plates.

Check it out!

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Source: http://ridingmode.com/