There are so many options for manufacturing the surface finish on a carbon fiber panel. The surface finish you choose can make a difference in panel cost, and panel performance. The purpose of this is to explain the different surface finishes available from Elevated Materials, and when to use them. Matte Finish This is a…

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For use as brackets or components, carbon fiber has several properties that give it an advantage over other materials. Carbon is lightweight corrosion resistant and stiff. Billets can easily be tapped and milled to any geometry required. Different carbon fiber billets can have different appearances. Each style has properties that give a unique benefit. Forged…

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If you have ever wondered why one piece of carbon fiber might look different from another piece of carbon fiber, you’re not alone. Carbon fiber comes in many different weaves and each one serves a different purpose, and it isn’t just cosmetic. Carbon fibers are made from precursors such as polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and rayon. The…

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Cutting carbon fiber can be a difficult task without the right equipment. This post will help you cut your carbon fiber parts with low cost tools (some that you may already have in your garage), and do it without messing up the carbon fiber sheet you just bought. Saftey First – Use Protection Carbon fiber…

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