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

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Mohameddo-san, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Mohameddo-san

    Mohameddo-san
    F1 Sim Racer & #1 St. Bernard Lover on RD Premium Member

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

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    I'm not sure. You never see it melting when there's a fire.
    It is extremely resistant to heat
     
  3. heat seems to just make it break and snap off, Raikkonen at the '08 French GP comes to mind.
     
  4. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
    Red Bull Gridsters 2012 Champion

    Why are you even asking this? :p