Unidirectional Carbon Tubing
the workhorse of carbon fiber tubes ◾ low cost compared to fabric finish tubes
This is the true workhorse of our carbon fiber tubing products, but the name is slightly misleading. "Uni" is short for Uni-Directional however 99% of "Uni" tubes are comprised of varying angle oriented fibers. The name is assigned simply to designate that the tube has an outermost layer of Unidirectional carbon fiber instead of a woven fabric. Even our fabric weave tubes are comprised of underlying layers of unidirectional carbon fiber.
The vast majority of our "Uni" tubes are comprised of 0° and 90° degree plies with an occasional layup deploying ±45° plies. FYI, 10 plies of standard modulus fiber = a wall thickness of 0.060".
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