Composite Sleeving

Posted on May 17, 2022

Composite Sleeving is used worldwide to fabricate products ranging from aerospace grade rocket bodies to the automotive industry in air […]

What is 1k, 3k, 6k, 12k, denier, dtex

Posted on May 11, 2022

Chemistry is a subject on the forefront of composite arts. Chemistry has everything to do with understanding how composite fibers […]

How To Tell The Difference Between All Carbon and Carbon Skinned vs Fiberglass Parts

Posted on April 26, 2022

Often fabricators show or even market a composite part that is beautiful, accompanied by a surface layer that has been […]

Composite Materials Shelf-Life & Storage – Part 3 – Expanding Foams, Cores & Vacuum Films

Posted on April 19, 2022

To finish up our series on composite materials shelf-life and storage we examine the consumables, including foams, cores & films. […]

Composite Materials Shelf-Life – Part 2 – Fabrics & Prepregs

Posted on April 13, 2022

In the continuation of this three-part series on shelf-life and best practices for composites material storage we move on to […]

Composite Materials Shelf-Life & Storage – Part 1 – Resins

Posted on April 5, 2022

In this three-part series we’ll take a look at the shelf-life & of various composite materials as well as the […]

Building Mounting Tabs into Your Finished Parts

Posted on March 29, 2022

So a car hood comes out of the mold. It looks great. But how are you going to mount it? […]

Humidity and Vacuum Film Tips

Posted on March 22, 2022

Ever take a sample of vacuum film straight off the roll and notice how unpliable or rigid it is? How […]

Sizings – Why Do They Matter

Posted on March 15, 2022

Sizings are surface coatings on fibers that hold two major roles in making fibers effective today throughout the composite industry. […]

Reducing Weight In Your Composite Projects

Posted on March 9, 2022

As part of building anything out of composites, (and some form of competitive nature) the question always comes up, “Can […]

Prepreg Selection: Double Sided vs Single Sided

Posted on March 1, 2022

Prepreg selection is usually based on characteristics such as service temperature, ultimate strengths in each direction, cured density, or tack. […]

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Spraying Clear Coat and Dealing with Pinholes – Part 2

Posted on February 22, 2022

In Part 1 of this brief series we covered everything you’d need to prepare your parts for clear coating. In […]