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excaza  (C License)

Jul 30, 2012, 10:12 AM

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Re: [chemist] newb helmet question

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there wouldn't be any data because carbon fiber is much stronger than general plastic that the pro tech are made from.

In fact carbon fiber is even stronger than some metals such as aluminum.
You can get plastics that are stronger than steel, but so what? Material comparisons without taking the application and operating environment into account are meaningless at best.

(This post was edited by excaza on Jul 30, 2012, 10:12 AM)

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