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>Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 11:53:33 -0500
>To: reflector@awpi.com
>From: "Venky's Velocity Hangar" 
>Subject: Re: REFLECTOR: Triax
>Reply-To: reflector@awpi.com,
>        "Venky's Velocity Hangar" 
>At 08:47 PM 1/9/99 -0500, Alan Shaw wrote:
>>> > Benjamin David Cowan wrote:
>>> >
>>> >   Does the major axis side of the triax need to be facing the
>>> > bulkheads??
>>Yes, because it takes the bend better that way.  If you ask the thick 
uni to
>>make the sharper inside part of the bend it is not only harder to make 
>>stay put, the fibers will bend sideways making the structure a little
>>weaker.If you do it the other way it is no big deal though because 
>>areas are over built and resin rich.  Wear long dish gloves and leave 
>>of time to keep coming back and pushing it back in the corners as it 
>>to gel.
>Alan, I think he was asking about skinning the bulkheads as opposed to
>tying the firewall and gear bulkheads together. Just so there is no 
>Both Carl and Alan are right. Major axis fibres face out on bulkheads
>skinning and they face in while doing the inside layups between the
>firewall and gear 
>Another tip while skinning your bulkheads as well as ducts. Read ahead
>through the manual and see where additional layups are done on these
>bulkheads/duct. Mark them on a figure on a piece of paper. When you do 
>bulkhead skinning, peel-ply those places where additional layups are 
>to come in later. Will make future layups much more easier and avoids
>sanding into the skin fibres. Some may have peel plied the entire 
I Peel Ply Everything, Makes it easier later

Larry Epstein 
173 FGE

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