Where was carbon fiber first invented?


Where was carbon fiber first invented?

Birth of Carbon Fiber:

By far, the largest producer of carbon fiber is Japan, contributing to almost 50% of the world's demand. Aircrafts, sports equipment, and industrial machineries use carbon fiber for its durability, tensile strength and lightweightedness.

Answer and Explanation:

The carbon fiber was first invented near Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1958. They were less tensile than their modern counterparts but they had significant...

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