Carbon fiber is a miracle material if there ever was one. It’s non-metallic but has a tensile strength that’s about five times stronger than steel and twice as stiff — and it manages all that while also being more lightweight. As such, this material has had a revolutionary effect on a number of different industries, including the military-industrial complex, aerospace, automotive manufacturing, and more. And since carbon fiber is so amazing, it has also had a trickle-down effect — inserting itself in places you might not otherwise expect. And that’s what this week’s pocket dump is all about: everyday carry gear that features carbon fiber in its construction. We think this cinematic-minded loadout brilliantly balances beauty, toughness, and versatility.