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The Birth of Carbon Fiber: Once upon a time, in 1958 to be precise, a brilliant scientist named Dr. Roger Bacon embarked on an adventure that would change the world of materials forever. Armed with a vision and a bit of scientific magic, Dr. Bacon carbonized rayon fabric and birthed the very first carbon fibers. These fibers were special – they had an extraordinary strength-to-weight ratio that left everyone in awe. The Evolution Over Time: Fast forward to the swinging 60s and 70s, and carbon fiber was all the rage. Scientists and engineers were perfecting their craft, transforming Dr. Bacon's...

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