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The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?

The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?

The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?

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I would like to design and possible mass produce an FPV drone that will have a similar parts made out of super stiff carbon like the one you see in the link: https://shop.iflight.com/Chimera7-Pro-V2-Replaceme...
What is is the best and cheapest manufacturing technique to make these? Waterjet, laser cut, CNC? Maybe I am missing a method that I should consider?

RE: The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?


Nothing to add other than these pieces are almost certainly molded, possibly CFRP.

RE: The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?

Carbon fibre parts are not "cut" or "machined" to shape. They are built up - either as true "molds" or as additive manufacture. This is because the grain orientation of the fibre is what gives it the strength: if machined after the fact, the probability is non-trivial that a large number of these strands will be broken or otherwise damaged, thereby reducing the allowable stress concentrations drastically. l

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RE: The cheapest methods to make this FPV Drone frame parts that are made from super stiff carbon?

That looks like an injection molded part that is not intended to be super- strong or stiff. Chopped glass or carbon fiber in the molding resin will make it significantly stronger and stiffer, but not like one made from continuous fiber, which this is not.

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