Category: Composites

Manufacturing Carbon Fibre Parts – pt 1 CNC

Preface Several years ago I was pouring over a webpage created by Michal Zalewski called “Guerrilla guide to CNC machining, mold making, and resin casting”. It inspired me…

Quadcopter V2.1

Concept:  I had noticed a bit of vibration from the V2 arms which were cut from 2.0mm carbon. For a 2D shape, 2.0mm is a bit thin. The…

Carbon Marblehead RC Yacht Keel

  Concept: A solid carbon keel for a marblehead RC yacht. Carbon is 4mm thick and tapers to a fine edge. The foil is ground down from solid carbon…

Carbon Paypass Bottle Opener Keyring

Concept: A keyring made from super strong carbon with a paypass sticker. Made to test 2d shapes in mastercam as well as to test the feasibility of cutting…

Tricopter V1

Concept: Tricopter, tilting rear rotor. Materials: Carbon plate 3mm, Carbon tubing 12mm, lots of parts from hobbyking, kk2.1 control board Processes: CNC cut plate (3mm endmill), everything else ziptied together Time:…