Static!

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by fallguy, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    My foam sandwich build is impossible to tack.

    it develops a static charge...

    pulls dirt to it

    any advice
     
  2. Barry
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    Barry Senior Member

    evidently there are anti static tack cloths
     
  3. ondarvr
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    ondarvr Senior Member

    That's normal for composites in low humidity environments.

    Increase the humidity when needed before painting.
     
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  4. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    I am getting humidifiers.
     
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