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Old 12-23-2007, 11:16 PM
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Default Instant cement on carbon fibre chasis?

what is the use of instant cement applied to the edge of carbon fibre chasis? protection? or just make it look good?

will a normal tamiya cement (http://www.hobbylinc.com/gr/tam/tam87012.jpg) do the job? or do i specifically need a tamiya instant cement?
or can i use CA??
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Old 12-24-2007, 04:45 AM
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use CA dont use the tamiya cement in the link

CA will seal the edges and help prevent the carbon fiber layers from delamination

here's a couple of how to's

calandra racing concepts - Advanced Carbon Fiber Chassis Preparation

xtreme rc cars quick tips archive

click on the graphite seal tip
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For extra shiny finishing use the 3step manicure files to file off uneven CA application and buff to perfection.

Make sure to return the file back in original position before your mum/wife/sister/daughter/watever metrosexual in your home comes back
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you can get special ca formulated for CF as well. I happen to use poly zap from pacer... It is a flex ca and dries glossy....
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OK it seems the question has already been answered, but on a related topic would it be wise to use CA to seal the edge of a fiberglass brake rotor in a nitro car, for the same reason? I did it first thing when I got my RC10GT2 and haven't seen anything negative as a result (although Gas Trucks don't really need or use a whole lot of brakes), but I wonder what other people might think.
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