Stippling

17 Sep

Applying Kevlar and fibreglass involves a lot of “stippling” with paint brushes: forcing epoxy resin through the woven material and then through peel ply.

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Peel ply ensures that the resin is applied evenly and it leaves a smooth surface when it is peeled off after the epoxy has dried.

The goal is to apply enough epoxy for a strong bond but not so much that it adds unnecessary weight.

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4 Responses to “Stippling”

  1. Andrea Ferrari-Bravo September 18, 2014 at 5:51 pm #

    The photo: great team at work!

  2. Andrea September 18, 2014 at 5:52 pm #

    Great team at work!

    • africansolartaxi September 18, 2014 at 5:59 pm #

      Thanks Andrea. There are lot of us contributing to the build.

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