Top 3 Issues When Cutting Carbon Fiber Tubes

We often get questions on how to cut carbon fiber tubes. Cutting carbon fiber tubing can be difficult if done incorrectly. Today we will show you 3 common issues and the best way to avoid/fix them. Delamination: Delamination often occurs when cutting unidirectional tubing. Individual filaments or tows tear away from the rest of the composite.​Fix:… Read more »

How to Cut Carbon Fiber Tubes

There are a lot of things to consider when cutting carbon fiber tubes: cutting tools, finishing materials, PPE, dust collection, etc. Dust collection is the major concern. Particles and dust generated while cutting carbon fiber tubes can be relatively dangerous if proper care is not taken. Like many other fine particulates, in the right condition, carbon dust can be… Read more »