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02-07-2007, 02:45 PM
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Posted By jwblackout

RE: SHEETED FOAM FIX ? HELP

Doug,

Thanks for the info. Next time I'll use gorrilla glue for sure.

JW
02-07-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By jwblackout

SHEETED FOAM FIX ? HELP

Hello fellas,

I am currently building my first pattern ship. I had it mocked up on the shop floor, and my dog broke the rudder-no really, it was my dog- at any rate, I glued it and clamped it...
10-22-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jwblackout

RE: sheeting foam wing ?

I like the way you think darock.
10-22-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By jwblackout

RE: how much weight when sheeting a foam wing?

BMatthews,

The adhesive I'm using is West Systems Laminating Epoxy. So far, I've sheeted the flying surfaces for the rear and the stuff was great to work with.
10-21-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jwblackout

RE: sheeting foam wing ?

Thanks for all the great advice everyone!

Sounds like I need to get myself a vacuum bag setup before I go after the wing project. I've already laid up the flying surfaces for the empannage (I...
10-21-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jwblackout

RE: sheeting foam wing ?

Thanks fellas!

The apc system looks great! I really want to get this build under my belt before I invest in a vacuum system. I, like most us here, am afflicted with rcaholism so I know I'll...
10-21-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By jwblackout

RE: Please help

Thanks Richard,

Great information! Seems to me like vacuum bagging is the way to go. This is my first foam wing build, so I wanted to get it together for minimal cost. That being said, I've...
10-21-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By jwblackout

RE: how much weight when sheeting a foam wing?

Mark,

Thanks for the reply and great link! The wing is for a Dick Hanson designed excess. His plans say a minimum of 1/4 lb per square inch is needed for bonding, so I doubled that. I got...
10-20-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jwblackout

RE: sheeting foam wing ?

Thanks RCPilet,

Any suggestions on getting that much weight on an 18 x 36 sheet of particle board? Seems like vacuum bagging is the way to go, but my resources are limited!
10-20-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By jwblackout

RE: how much weight when sheeting a foam wing?

Bruce,

I'm sorry. I'm out of the loop when it comes to online etiquette. Hard to believe in the 21st century, but true. It won't happen again. Just looking for answers.
10-20-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jwblackout

sheeting foam wing ?

I'm sheeting a 500 sq in wing panel with 1/16th in balsa skins and west systems laminating epoxy. I have 200 lbs to put on my saddle/core sandwich. Is that enough? What are minimum/maximum/optimum...
10-20-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By jwblackout

Please help

I'm trying to find any information as to the optimum, minimum, and maximum weight per square inch when laminating balsa to foam. My current project is a 500 sq in panel. I'm using 1/16th in balsa and...
10-20-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By jwblackout

let me rephrase that....

I'm preparing to sheet a 500 sq in wing panel with 1/16th in balsa and west systems laminating epoxy. I'm looking for ANY information as to minimum, maximum, optimum weight per sq in when sandwiching...
10-20-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By jwblackout

how much weight when sheeting a foam wing?

I'm preparing to sheet a 500 square inch wing panel using 1/16th inch balsa sheeting and west systems laminating epoxy. Will 200 lbs be enough weight for proper adhesion?
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