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I'm trying to enlarge the holes a carbon fiber splitter. Can I just drill or dremel it or am I going to create a problem for myself? Never messed around with carbon fiber before.
 

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Not a problem.

Jerry
 

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I'd use the higher speed dremel tool to enlarge holes. Carbon fiber is very strong and not nearly as fragile as fiberglass. Sharp drills and high speed will work much better.
 

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mask and tight goggles
 

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What ace 10 said... You don't want to inhale any of that CF dust, the body can't break it down. Goggles, while inconvenient, are a lot better than having a piece of shrapnel dug out of your eye by an ophthalmologist.
 

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Don't get too paranoid about it, I have cut alot of CF and Carbon/ Kevlar - I kinda like the smell of it actually, Carbon cuts and sands very easily with most high speed bits or sanding drums from Dremel - Be cautious if you use a Rotozip spiral bit as they tend to "Crawl". Treat your project as if you were cutting fiberglass.
 

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If your doing a lot, then use air powered, as the carbon conducts electricity and can give the motors some grief.

For what your doing the dremel should be fine.
 

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Thanks everyone! :up:
 
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