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Does carbon fibre emit noxious fumes if conflagrated for a long period of time?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Mohamedou Ari, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Mohamedou Ari

    Mohamedou Ari
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    I mean, it is a synthetic form of plastic, and chemistry dictates an adverse reaction when burning plastics.
     
  2. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
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    I'm not sure. You never see it melting when there's a fire.
    It is extremely resistant to heat
     
  3. Luke McVicar

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    heat seems to just make it break and snap off, Raikkonen at the '08 French GP comes to mind.
     
  4. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
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    Why are you even asking this? :p
     
  5. Eric Parker

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