Author: AKeson

Adam Boats – Bonito 25 – Making a boat using resin infusion. 3 man team.

Resin infusion is a great way to manufacture fiberglass boats.  The large parts of the boat are the hulls and the decks.  There have been many ways to make these in the past, and modern tools and technology allow for improvements in finished properties including strength and weight. There are also several environmental advantages.  Employee exposure to the resin chemicals is minimized, and there is a large reduction in Volatile Organic Compounds that are released into the atmosphere. From Youtube Szkutnikamator Making of a fibreglass motorboat using resin infusion. This video shows how Adam Boats manufacture each of their hulls and decks using resin infusion by hand. We use hand made forms which are first crafted from wood and then transformed into a fibreglass mould. This mould is then used to manufacture multiple identical copies of the original form. This process is both very difficult and time consuming but the results are stunningly effective. Many layers of fabreglass and other special matieral are laminated together and finally infused with resin. Please enjoy the video and if you have any queries please visit....

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Restore Shine on Carbon Fiber

Carbon fiber trim pieces can improve the appearance of your car, truck, motorcycle, and any other vehicle.  When they are new, they look good. But over time, they can become weathered and discolored.  Sometimes they appear chalky and dull.  There are several ways to fix this problem, and one of them is to buff and polish the surface gelcoat. from Youtube Chemical Guys Carbon Fiber is a technologically advanced construction material used in new cars and trucks, as well as race cars around the world. The lightweight material is stronger than steel at a fraction of the weight. Carbon fiber can often fade, discolor, and oxidize when left in the sun. In this video, Greg shows you the proper way to restore carbon fiber back to original condition. Using machine polishing, the surface was easily restored and protected to make sure the red 370Z says looking the...

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How to make Carbon Fiber Parts, very easy!

Ever wish that your Fiberglass hood was carbon fiber instead?  Fiberglass parts can be replicated into carbon fiber/epoxy parts by making a new mold and using carbon fiber and epoxy for the new parts! You can create a new piece that is stronger and lighter than the original. You will need the right materials and maybe a little help, but it is possible.  See the video below: From Youtube PowerModz Easy to follow process of how to make your own carbon fibre parts with out expensive tools or hardware, very easy! I needed a lightweight and strong snowmobile hood – so I made my own, watch for the process....

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Carbonfiber Skinning or Wrapping Tutorial – Ironman & Spiderman Mask

Carbon fiber and epoxy can be used to create a new look for your prop masks.  You can create a whole new surface and give your mask a whole new look. From Youtube Matthieu Libeert In this extended video tutorial I’ll explain you how you can skin any part you found around you with carbonfiber – carbon fiber (fibre). By skinning parts you will add carbonfiber on top of your original part. By doing so you will add weight, but you will also add stiffness to your part. You can compare skinning parts with carbonfiber with flattening parts before paint with bondo. You add layer after layer and sand inbetween to get a high gloss finish at the end. In this tutorial all materials used are from easy...

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