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Carbon Fiber from Plants Instead of Oil: Not Just Greener but Cheaper

Carbon Fiber from Plants Instead of Oil: Not Just Greener but Cheaper

Car and Driver - Bengt Halvorson

Carbon fiber’s large ecological footprint centers around the way in which acrylonitrile, the base material for commercial carbon fiber, is currently made: from petroleum, using a process that uses quite a bit of energy, requires an expensive catalyst, and yields hydrogen cyanide, a toxic byproduct. …

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