Know Your Product: Shrink Tape for Composites

ShrinkTape

20% Shrink Tape provides an alternative to vacuum bagging for compression molding. Wrap it up, we’ll take it!

March 28, 2016   2 Comments

Basic Vacuum Bagging Set-Up

Vacuum bagging allows fabricators unparalleled quality and efficiency when working with composite materials. Here we will discuss the basics of what you’ll need, in order to start your next vacuum bagging project.

November 23, 2015   9 Comments

Customer Spotlight: Munssey Speed & Design

FalconApronDifferent. On purpose. This custom fabricator is delivering carbon fiber body work for some of the hottest rides in L.A., from off-roads to vintage Fords.

January 14, 2015   1 Comment

Customer Spotlight: Alyssa Daisey flies high with Aly in the Air

AlyintheAirCustomer Alyssa Daisey puts System 2000 Epoxy to the test with her giant remote-controlled airplanes.

September 10, 2014   No Comments

(Video) Vacuum Infusion Using Fibre Glast Materials

Vacuum Infusion Video

Vacuum Infusion is a technique that uses vacuum pressure to drive resin into a laminate. Dry materials are laid into the mold and the vacuum pressure is applied before resin is introduced. Once a vacuum is achieved, resin is forced into the laminate via vacuum tubing. The vacuum infusion process offers a better fiber-to-resin ratio than hand lay-up or vacuum bagging.

October 18, 2012   1 Comment

How a Carbon Fiber Cello is Made – (Videos)

Instead of a wood construction, some cellos are made of carbon fiber. The brainchild of a Boston Symphony cellist, carbon fiber cellos are said to have a more powerful sound than traditional wood instruments.

The carbon fiber used in these cellos looks to be a popular style; a 3K Twill Weave. Multiple layers of carbon fiber fabric are cut to a cello template.

May 19, 2011   No Comments