Detailed Product Description:
Composite sleeving has many uses, including reinforcing regular and irregular surfaces,
fabricating pure composite tubing, rocket airframes, strengthening model and full size
airplanes, automotive and bicycle enhancements, to name a few.
This seamless sleeving material is expandable and contractible just like the famous
“Chinese Handcuff” making it easy to fit surfaces snugly.
Dimensions & Mechanical Properties:
Nominal Sleeve Size: 2.5” I.D.
Minimum Diameter: 1.8” I.D. (increases in length 23% from nominal)
Maximum Expanded Diameter: 3.2” (decreases in length 34% from nominal)
Weave Type: Plain, biaxial, 45 degree braid angle
Woven fabric thickness: .018”
Strand Diameter: .018”
Fabric Weight: 11.9 oz/square yard
Dimensions: Sold by the yard in length
Application Notes & Precautions:
See our white paper titled, “Composite Fabrication With Carbon Fiber Sleeves.”