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Why Many Thin Layers Are Better Than A Few Thick Layers
Why Many Thin Layers Are Better Than A Few Thick LayersWhen choosing a specific fabric for a given project, there is more than just the …, , , , 09/12/2022
Bonding Process Explained For Two Sided Parts
Bonding Process Explained For Two Sided PartsSecondary bonding has limitations due to the strength of the adhesive. Parts that are all …, , 09/12/2022
Urethane Expanding Foams
Urethane Expanding FoamsExpanding Foams are used in an infinite number of ways. Insulation, taxidermy, floatation, sculpting, and …, , 09/12/2022
Different Bagging Films and Their Benefits
Different Bagging Films and Their BenefitsVacuum bags are one of the most versatile tools used in the composite industry. For …, , 09/12/2022
Drilling Composites - What To Look Out For
Drilling Composites – What To Look Out ForDrilling is one of the most challenging aspects in secondary processing of composite fabrication. To …, , 08/30/2022
How To Properly Trim Kevlar Parts
How To Properly Trim Kevlar PartsKevlar can be difficult to cut and process unless the correct tools are used. This …, , , , , 08/30/2022
Reducing Weight In Composite Parts
Reducing Weight In Composite PartsAs part of building anything out of composites, (and some form of competitive nature) the …, , 08/30/2022
Resin Additives
Resin AdditivesResins are a unique tool for the composite industry in how they bring other materials …, , , 08/30/2022
Building Mounting Tabs Into Your Finished Parts
Building Mounting Tabs Into Your Finished PartsSo a car hood comes out of the mold. It looks great. But how are …, , 08/30/2022
Why Post Curing Matters
Why Post Curing MattersResin systems have an array of cure mechanisms ranging from room temperature to nearly 500 …, , 08/30/2022
Yellowing Or Clouding Of Epoxy & How To Protect Against It
Yellowing Or Clouding Of Epoxy & How To Protect Against ItEpoxies are known for being some of the strongest and most durable resins on the …, , , , 08/24/2022
Safety 101 When Working With Composites
Safety 101 When Working With CompositesWhen working with Composites, it’s important to follow some safety protocols. Before starting any project, …08/23/2022
Thermocouples - Why You Should Use Them
Thermocouples – Why You Should Use ThemThermocouples are simply a composite part’s thermometer and most often referred to as TCs. As …, , 08/22/2022
Spraying Clear Coat & Dealing with Pinholes
Spraying Clear Coat & Dealing with PinholesThere are many ways to achieve a mirror finish for fabricated parts. The exact process …, , 08/22/2022
Shelf Life & Storage of Composite Materials
Shelf Life & Storage of Composite Materials“Shelf” or “Storage” life are both important characteristics in nearly all composite fabrication products. It …, , , , 08/22/2022
Prepping Your Parts For Clear Coat
Prepping Your Parts For Clear CoatThe clear coat application is what stands between a dull carbon finish and a shiny, …, , , 08/22/2022
Humidity & Vacuum Film Tips
Humidity & Vacuum Film TipsEver take a sample of vacuum film straight off the roll and notice how unpliable …, , 08/22/2022
Cut Quality From Various Tools
Cut Quality From Various ToolsWhen trimming or cutting any cured reinforced fibers, all cutting edges of the tool are …, , 08/22/2022
Cracked Parts & How To Fix Them
Cracked Parts & How To Fix ThemUnfortunately, at some point you will run across an instance when your composite part cracks …, , 08/22/2022
Composite Sleeving
Composite SleevingComposite Sleeving is used worldwide to fabricate products ranging from aerospace grade rocket bodies to …, , , , , 08/22/2022
What Is 1K, 3K, 6K, 12K, Denier & DTEX
What Is 1K, 3K, 6K, 12K, Denier & DTEXChemistry is a subject on the forefront of composite arts. Chemistry has everything to do …, , , , , 08/22/2022
The Benefits Of Utilizing Prepreg In Your Layup
The Benefits Of Utilizing Prepreg In Your LayupThe use of prepreg material can be great option when things look like they are …, , 08/19/2022
The Many Ways To Layout Your Infusion Setup
The Many Ways To Layout Your Infusion SetupThere is an endless amount of ways one can feed resin into a given part …, , , 08/19/2022
Resin Selection
Resin SelectionFrom the many choices of different resins, the main categories for high performance composites are …, , , , 08/19/2022
Composite Reinforcements
Composite ReinforcementsThis document introduces you to the three main composite reinforcements – Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, and …, , , , , 08/19/2022
Core Materials
Core MaterialsCore materials are added to composites for several reasons. One of the main reasons for …, , , , 08/18/2022
Composite Fiber Characteristics
Composite Fiber CharacteristicsA look at Modulus, Tensile Strength, Compressive Strength, Toughness and Rigidity / Hardness / Stiffness …, , , , , 08/18/2022