Does anyone know where I can find the CAD blocks we had in the past on this site
Does anyone know if I can make a hull in vinylester resin and laminate the stringers and bulkheads with polyester resins??
The most important is to prepare very well the surfaces where will be the secondary bonding.(sand and clean several times with stirene)
I think the easier way to make fiberglass tubes to this hull would be using a 400mm PVCpipe as the shape an fiberglass over. You can also use EVA...
The collars have a fiberglass shape covered with an EVA foam sheet. It´s covered again with a PVC fabric. The collar works like a fender and keep...
Check this Brazilian boat
Amprobe Leak Detector
I have been using that stuff for years, it´s very simple to use.
You easilly find all leaks.
Even with other noises...
The first rule in any infusion is to avoid the resin going to the vac line.
We have core at the top tunnel.
If you put the spiral on...
First we openned the two lines from the keels to the sides.
Second when the resin reaches the tunnel lines I opened it.
There is a...
When I project any infusion job, I put enough lines and branches to fill the hole part in maximum 40 minutes. This boat spent...
As I promissed
Pictures of a 65 foot cat we Infused in kevlar + epoxi
The boat finished
You're right ....it's polyester.
It´s too expensive to use epoxi in this boat size.
We infused the stringers and the hull...
With good vacuum you can infuse almost everything...have a look
The hole sequence.
and the boat finished.
24 foot with only one 115 hp 4 strokes...
It´s independent international company of classification,certification and consulting for materials, construtions ....etc
Used as reference...
Did you noticed DNV DO NOT allow any PP honeycomb on decks and sides...??? Check DNV approval sheet for PP core....
PP honey combs are cheaper but foams are easer to use specially when you are infusing a whole hull at once.
In a infusion, you can use...
1/2" foam with one 18 oz on each side is more than enough for your deck