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Old 01-24-2017, 02:34 PM
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Hi,

What's the best source for G-10 strips, sheets, etc.? By 'best', I mean fastest and best-priced.

Thanks in advance.
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i routinely buy 30-40 sheets for $50-60 shipped
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McMaster Carr

https://www.mcmaster.com/#grade-g-10...heets/=1622b9a
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McMaster Carr is definitely is a good source for materials. They typically ship next day as well so they are very quick and it should be next day delivery from their warehouse for you.

I purchase a lot of hardware from them in small quantities for work.
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Shaun, if you need carbon fiber plates/ strips we have a large selection available.

All made in-house at our production line from aero grade epoxy resin and carbon fabric and/ our reinforcement material, then properly post cured.
This is the stuff we are using in our UAVs.

http://www.ultimate-jets.net/collect...lding-material
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Originally Posted by olnico View Post
Shaun, if you need carbon fiber plates/ strips we have a large selection available.

All made in-house at our production line from aero grade epoxy resin and carbon fabric and/ our reinforcement material, then properly post cured.
This is the stuff we are using in our UAVs.

http://www.ultimate-jets.net/collect...lding-material
OK, FINE!

Since you're so smart, Oli, here's one I bet you can't answer:

What's the best source for high-end models of more interesting, less 'repeated' aircraft like F-8 Crusaders and SR-71 Blackbirds/A-12 Oxcarts that are built with aerospace-grade materials and cutting-edge design innovation?
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Originally Posted by Shaun Evans View Post
OK, FINE!

Since you're so smart, Oli, here's one I bet you can't answer:

What's the best source for high-end models of more interesting, less 'repeated' aircraft like F-8 Crusaders and SR-71 Blackbirds/A-12 Oxcarts that are built with aerospace-grade materials and cutting-edge design innovation?

That's funny right there.....

Scott
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Shaun,
You might be interested in ePlastics in your home town.
I've ordered from them and received the order in a timely fashion.



http://www.eplastics.com/G9-G10-FR4-glass-epoxy-sheet

ePlastics
5535 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: 858-560-1551
Fax: 858-560-1941
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for straight up G10 product, check a local plastic house. most stock it. global, san diego and eplastic - all in san diego.
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Why the interest in G-10 ?
Non Bromide G-11 green glass is a tougher / denser material at the same costing
Gund Co in st Louis or Schoen insulations in Canton Georgia are the outlets, Norplex are the importers
Gerome technologies also carries green glass products
The phenolic epoxy laminates are as good as green glass G series at a cheaper price - I talk from an electrical stand point dealing with turbine generators and such
We use these products every day
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Falconwings, this is not an ad.
Shaun is just asking a genuine question and I am pointing him to one of our product as an alternate source...


BTW, Shaun, I nearly spit my coffee on the keyboard...
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I'm guessing this is for custom servo mounts, equipment trays, hatches etc. And...I'm interested as well, but having not used it am interested in the thickness you guys use for:
Equipment trays (i.e. in-fuse)?
Servo mounts?
Hatches?
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Hi,

I'm building a Yellow F-18, and was looking for something to make the articulating gap covers out of. I've had plywood warp/curl in the past.
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I laid up some carbon fiber on a waxed glass table
three layers thick put another piece of waxed glass on top with weight
next day cut to shape
standard fiberglass was too flexible
or too thick if I built up to the correct strength
probabally could have bought 1/16 sheet and cut but had the cf cloth in the shop
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Originally Posted by ChuckC View Post
I'm guessing this is for custom servo mounts, equipment trays, hatches etc. And...I'm interested as well, but having not used it am interested in the thickness you guys use for:
Equipment trays (i.e. in-fuse)?
Servo mounts?
Hatches?

chuck, did you ever make a decision on the thickness to get?

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