8 times stronger than aluminum, yet half the weight, this carbon fiber rod has a compression strength of 275,000 psi and a tensile strength of 320,000 psi. Modulus is 21 msi Cleaning or sanding of the rod prior to laminating is not required. Its characteristics make it an ideal material for fabricating spars, etc. Sold per foot in either solid round or solid rectangular shapes. May be rolled for shipping.