Can carbon fiber be cut?
How do you cut carbon fiber?
Is cutting carbon fiber dangerous?
Carbon fibres are easily broken by stretching (by less than 2% elongation); the fibres can easily become a fine dust during cutting, machining or mechanical finishing and can then be released into the surrounding atmosphere.
How do you cut carbon fiber without fraying?
How do you cut carbon fiber reeds?
How do you keep fiberglass clothes from fraying?
If your trying to prevent fraying while cutting, just lightly spray some 3M-77 adhesive along the cutting lines, let it cure for a couple of minutes, then cut. The ends will not fray, and the adhesive will lightly adhere to the balsa (with minimal, if any fraying).