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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2007 11:31 am 
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Is there anyone on the board who would be willing to speak to me off-forum about getting started in working with carbon fiber (bike related)?
- sourcing of raw material (carbon sheets)
- resins required
- techniques
- hazards / limitations
- equipment required

I am based in Vienna, Austria and any thoughts / advice for a newbie would be appreciated.

This info is not needed for any manufacturing and resale plans, just some home work shop experimentation for my own enjoyment because I have some free time these days.


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I'm curious about this type of thing, I always have, and I have amassed some info, but nothing enough to help.

Try going to frameforum.net - they know their business. They range from amateurs to experienced framebuilders in carbon, titanium, steel etc.


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Thanks Skillgannon. Much appreciated. I will check frameforum out asap!

Comments / advice from other WW members still welcome.


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Both Dark Albert and Samu work some magic with CF. Both are in Europe so their suppliers could be suitable and would probably be worthwhile PM'ing with questions.


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ill help ya out

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Composite pro's one of the most knowledgeable carbon guys on frameforum, so if you haven't moved over to there yet, try him first.


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