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by andrey
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Why not completely replace fiberglass with carbon?
Replies: 7
Views: 2369

Why not completely replace fiberglass with carbon?

As far as I understood, carbon young modulus is 3 times greater, than fiberglass. So 3 times less is needed, to get the same stiffness. Tension strength overpowers for typical ski tension forces for both materials.

So, what are reasons (except price) to use fiberglass?
by andrey
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: quadriaxial fiberglass 0 45 90 -45
Replies: 1
Views: 1618

quadriaxial fiberglass 0 45 90 -45

In my city in Russia here we have a quadriaxial fiberglass manufactured, density 700 g/sq.m. bi-zon.ru/upload/iblock/db2/db2f3615a9d9a5afeb93801fc7b2ee92.jpg From information on this site and materials stores in US, a triaxial fiberglass it is mostly used with 19 os/sq.yrd density. So, the density i...
by andrey
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Here's a mad experiment that seems to work.
Replies: 26
Views: 8883

You may use just a flat wooden base without fish-style shape. If you make a special-type of steps when going uphill, skis will not lose cohesion with show. There is two secrets for it: 1. When you raise a ski, do it carefully and perpendicularly to snow surface without sliding 2. Powerfully put a sk...