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Discussion in 'Non Technical' started by chewy, Jan 27, 2003.

  1. chewy

    chewy Active Member

    kevlar or carbon fibre panels ?
  2. GT

    GT New Member

    The technique is the same....>>>

    ...as for fibreglass. Molds (the better the molds,the better the result, and for a really good finish, double sided (front and back)molds), woven kevlar sheeting (expensive as all hell), and resin, and a means to apply it.regards GT
  3. RedZedMikey

    RedZedMikey RZM should now be DZM

    Do you NEED an autoclave >>>

    to make c/f parts, or are they simply used if you need/desire to add strength to the finished parts?HRT have a bloody big oven to bake their parts in.
  4. Datzboy

    Datzboy New Member

    Not Always necessary

    You can use carbon fibre without an autoclave if you use ordinary resins. For ultimate strength using prepregnated carbon fibre, an autoclave needs to be used to cure the resin.

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