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Old 12-10-2015, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Otseg View Post
Carbon fiber never ceases to amaze me some times. It is electrically conductive, even encapsulated in resin. . We build heated molds by running current through a ply of carbon fiber in the laminate. The electrical issue with the battery in that case might, might have been related.
I didn't realize that. So in boats with a continuous layer of carbon fiber, can you ground the boat and tie in the anodes using the conductivity of the hull itself? Seems like you could cut your wiring in half for systems on the common ground.
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