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Old 01-23-2017, 09:27 PM   #1
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Default Where to get carbon fibre and fiberglass sheets?

Any ideas where to get these? Years ago I bought some fiberglass from Parma / PSE, but I need some more. Been looking around online and most places seem to have too large a weave for most RC parts.

So... I am specifically looking a tight weave carbon and/or glass sheet 3mm thick and other thicknesses like what Parma used to have. I would really like to find this in a dry carbon.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 01-23-2017, 09:37 PM   #2
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Www.dragonplate.com
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Old 01-23-2017, 10:51 PM   #3
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McMaster Carr for fiberglass sheets - look for G-10 sheets. They also have carbon sheets, but I have never gotten carbon from them.

Many places to get carbon sheets - depending on what you are making. For braces or brackets you can get hobby shop or ebay carbon sheet. For chassis plates or shock towers you need the good stuff.

I like http://www.acpsales.com/OnlineStore.php because they are somewhat local to me ( been to their shop) and I know they press the sheets themselves. They will also do custom orders.
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I found some on Ebay
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Best place for G10 FR4, Delrin, all kinds of possible building materials is ePlastics. I have been using them for years when machining and fabricating items, not only for RC, but also Full Size Cars. (no Carbon Fiber though)

http://www.eplastics.com/G9-G10-FR4-glass-epoxy-sheet

And as mentioned Dragonplate is awesome too, as you can get them a pattern and they will cut it for you.

ACP offers carbon in metric thicknesses as well, and they cut your patterns too.

http://www.acpsales.com/OnlineStore.php?cat=4966

Lastely, Rock West, I have ordered Angle from them for bracing and round tubing. Also great product and decent pricing.

https://www.rockwestcomposites.com/plates-panels-angles
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There is actually a "Carbon Fiber" section on Amazon you could browse: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n...nid=6469728011
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A little off topic.
What type/material/weave would you get for chassis plates?
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Any ideas where to get these? Years ago I bought some fiberglass from Parma / PSE, but I need some more. Been looking around online and most places seem to have too large a weave for most RC parts.

So... I am specifically looking a tight weave carbon and/or glass sheet 3mm thick and other thicknesses like what Parma used to have. I would really like to find this in a dry carbon.

Thanks in advance!
Check this place out.

http://www.cstsales.com/products.html
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