A textile material consisting of, in approximation, randomly oriented and intertwined carbon fibres
Carbon felts are usually fabricated by carbonization
of organic felts but they can also be produced from short carbon fibres.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations 1995))
on page 481
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