Working with NidaCore (Plascore) panels and Nida Core Bonding compound

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by reelpleasure, May 27, 2014.

  1. reelpleasure
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    reelpleasure Junior Member

    I did some experimenting yesterday with a couple of pieces of scrap Plascore.
    The pieces are leftover cuts from stringers going into the 25 T Jason. I wanted to see how strong a bond Nida Bond would be with zero fasteners in "gluing down" the nidacore deck.

    I bonded two pieces together using Nida Bond Compound. The stuff is super strong and bonded both pieces together. I had to stand on the piece and just about bend it in half to separate the bond. The weak point is the plastic honeycomb material.

    I have a couple of more ideas to try.

    FWIW, Bill D
     

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