How Is Carbon Fibre Made? | The Science Lesson You Always Dreamed Of!

Published on July 25th 2020

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Carbon fibre completely revolutionised road bike technology when it was first introduced in the 1980s. Since then use of the material has become increasingly popular, and composite technology has come on leaps and bounds. In this video, Ollie finally puts his chemistry PhD to use to show us where carbon fibre comes from, and exactly how it works as a material! Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/uh #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Could a chemistry nerd ever be happy? Let us know what you thought of the video in the comments 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcntech.co/ug Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcntech.co/longridesabotage Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_He Wants to Dance - Chalalatas ES_Break That - Jojo Avery ES_Forget Your Feet - Tayler Watts ES_Mojo Flag - Tayler Watts ES_The Path To Innovation - Airae Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee