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Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)

Started this discussion. Last reply by RoseJacobson Oct 15, 2014. 3 Replies

Hello all,Although I will soon start assembling a ready-made frame, I'm thinking it would be fun to start a project from scratch. Thinking about using carbon-fibre. Although I have found ferrules on…Continue

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Bruce Buchanan replied to Bruce Buchanan's discussion Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)
"Eric, I would like to know as well. If it bonds ok, there would be more options (although slightly heavier). I went to that Dragon site, very interesting, but those connectors are huge (3/4" and 1"). I guess it is mainly for people…"
Mar 3, 2014
Eric Pinkel replied to Bruce Buchanan's discussion Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)
"Dragon plate has many types of connectors. I am interested to know if its possible to bond CF tube to PVC."
Mar 1, 2014
Bruce Buchanan posted a discussion

Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)

Hello all,Although I will soon start assembling a ready-made frame, I'm thinking it would be fun to start a project from scratch. Thinking about using carbon-fibre. Although I have found ferrules on the market for joining two pieces end to end, it would be nice to find "tees" and "crosses". Seems really odd that these are not commercialized. Does anybody know of a manufacturer?Might experiment with some PVC plumbing fittings like shown in the pic if I can shave down the weight  sufficiently.…See More
Nov 17, 2012

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semi-retired, living in Brasil, complete newbie
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mainly interested in the photography/video aspect (as opposed to aerobatics)
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