Month: December 2016

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – December 27, 2016

Shop temperature was  25 deg C and humidity was 40%.
Electric scissors charged and covered to protect them from the epoxy.
Eye protection, respirator, gloves, and lab coat donned for protection from the epoxy and micro slurry.
Wet slurry was mixed and applied to the parts.
Epoxy was mixed and two layers of glass were applied to the parts.  The excess cloth around the edges was trimmed using the electric scissors.
Dacron, wax, paper, plywood, and weights were added on to the parts while they cure.

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – December 26, 2016

Prepared workshop for glassing one side of the centre keel and seatback brace parts.

Cut uni and bi directional cloth to size for the parts.  Two layers of bi-directional cloth for the seatback braces and two layers of uni-directional cloth for the heat duct and spacers.

Dacron and wax paper was also cut to size to cover the layup during cure.