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Old 09-12-04, 02:08PM   #6
Marty Phipps
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Originally Posted by Gach
Sounds like pretty strong stuff.
Done correctly, with the proper bonding agents??
Carbon fiber is extremely strong.

Years ago a buddy of mine, once was given a couple of Space Shuttle tiles.
Those were amazing!!!
fabric very similar to carbon fiber.
But the agents used, contained among other things some sort of ceramic.

When you dropped a piece on the floor..
It actually had a "ring" like steel when it hit... but didn't chip.

If memorey serves correctly... they were about an 1/8" thick.. and pretty light
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