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by Chris Trent
Tue Jan 17, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Carbon Composite Grid idea.
Replies: 2
Views: 2019

Re: Carbon Composite Grid idea.

<t>The pins will be removed before dissolving the styrofoam. <br/> <br/> Based on my previous experience with composites, the grid should be rigid and self supporting but somewhat brittle once the styrofoam is removed. <br/> <br/> I have no idea how well it will really perform, only tests will tell....
by Chris Trent
Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:16 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Carbon Composite Grid idea.
Replies: 2
Views: 2019

Carbon Composite Grid idea.

<t>What you see here is a mock up / construction test of a pin wound Carbon composite Geodesic internal grid. It took about 15 minutes to complete to this stage.<br/> <br/> The heavy black lines are thin yarn, which in the real article will be carbon fiber. The white sphere is a styrofoam ball of th...