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Old 07-20-2011, 09:42 PM   #1
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Can I iron carbon fibre fabric? (not real carbo but cloth)

I just received them and was folded so it has crumple lines in them. Before I want to install I think it needed ironing.

However I'm not sure what fabrics setting I should choose.. Afraid I would destroy them..

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Old 07-20-2011, 09:46 PM   #2
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Try using a heat gun or hair drier?
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Try using a heat gun or hair drier?
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An iron might melt them...
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I've used an iron, it works great. Just put it on the lowest setting like silk. Turn the carbon fiber over so the fabric backing is facing up. Never leave the iron in one spot or it could damage it. I've complained to DTM-SPEC many times about them folding the fabric, they can't seem to roll it like actual carbon fiber.
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Either a heat gun or just stretch it.
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