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Carbon Graphite Yarn Tow

High strength (470,000 PSI) carbon fibres are used as reinforcement in high performance structural composites for aircraft applications, recreational and industrial products. Carbon fibre filaments are finer than a human hair. These filaments are bundled together to make a fibre of 3,000, 6,000 or 12,000 filaments which is called a “tow”. The tow is sized with an epoxy compatible material to improve the handling characteristics. It is then wound on a cardboard core holding from 4 to 6 pounds of fibre. 1 Lb. spool. It appears that the 6K tow will prove most practical for homebuilding applications. This size will be available in the small units shown. The 3K and 12K sizes are offered in full spools only. The 3K tow is used primarily by weavers. The 12K is difficult to wet out but can be done by diligent brushing.

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