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  1. M

    What Epoxy Do You Use?

    I’ve used G5000 for the longest time but finally ran out. Are there similar epoxies you guys use that you love?
  2. tg08

    Epoxies for HPR

    Hey, for a little information, I'm working on a level 1/hopefully level 2 rocket, and wanted to learn a little more about adhesives on the high powered rockets. I know I should use JB weld for high temperatures like the motor retainer ring, but what would you recommend for general construction...
  3. Joshua Smith

    This is genius: utility mat for waste epoxy

  4. I

    Post Curing US Composites?

    I'm attempting to make circuit boards using fiberglass impregnated with epoxy resin. In order to save on material cost, I decided to use US Composites 635 Thin Epoxy Resin that I use for wet layups. Unfortunately, plating copper onto the fiberglass boards requires a bath at 60C degrees, and...
  5. Robsrockettime

    CR and recovery attachment question

    OK… So I’m finishing up the fin can portion of my LOC 4in AMRAAM build and I’ve run into a bit of a dilemma. Will epoxying the top CR/recovery eyelet to the fin can by applying an epoxy to the inside and outside of the MMT(inside radius), then epoxying CR to the inside of the coupler going to...
  6. Scott Chase

    Chemist Abdul Razzak on JB weld metal Motor mount epoxy

    I want to secure my motor mount in my project rocket. It has a Radio Frequency transmitter mounted in the cargo bay. I wanted to use the JB Weld original epoxy for the centering rings. The problem I think I'll have is interference from the metal that is in the JB Weld. Is there another epoxy...
  7. Seyhun Gültekin

    West System epoxy

    Hello everyone Does anyone use West System epoxy to bond metal with carbon fiber ? (West System 105 resin 205 hardener)
  8. Jim Hinton

    AT M 1350 DMS motor with an issue

    Hi Folks; I'm planning on making my L3 cert launch on Sat. June 1 at Northern Colorado Rocketry's Mile Hi Mayhem launch. I have the rocket ready and was preparing to prep the motor. The large DMS motors attach the forward bulkhead/closure by epoxying it into place in the front of the casing...
  9. W

    US Composites Epoxy

    I was wondering if anybody could give me some advice on US Composite's epoxy for my Wildman Punisher 3 build. Mainly, I just want to know which resin and hardener I should get for fin fillets. The medium hardener seems to be the one recommended by US Composites, but then should I use the thick...
  10. TJohn

    Epoxy problems

    Newbie here... first post. I've accidentally spilled some epoxy into the metal tube that holds the altimeter board/sled for the Public Missiles Eclipse rocket. 1) How can I best remove the excess on the metal 2) How can I best fit the CoPilot V3 sled into the metal tube once it's cleared of...
  11. B

    Beyond glue fillets

    I’m starting to move from low-power to mid-power. I’m also trying to make my low-power rockets (mostly exotic space-themed) more professional. Lastly I want my scale models to look clean. Is Rocketpoxy too much for lpr and mpr fin fillets? Is there a step beyond wood glue or elmer’s I should...
  12. M

    Proline 4500 epoxy sources? What other epoxy do you use for fiberglass rockets?

    Hey All, I am wondering who has Proline 4500 Epoxy now a days, I loved it for fillets on my Darkstar 3.0". I see Wildman has it on the site and doesn't say anything about stock level/OOS. I can call/email this weekend too. Proline Rocketry has been OOS for months now. So I am not sure if they...