Originally Posted by speedster
See Chris' explanation above. I do not claim to be a metallurgist. I do know CF for its strength to weight ratios for boat hulls but have not delved into driveshafts. Two totally different uses. I am sure there are volumes on this topic. I trust the experts on this one.
It's fun to consider that without the epoxies necessary...carbon fiber is nothing more than strong dust....rub raw CF too much and it'll fray like polyester or some other synthesized fabrics.