EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch demonstrates the use of various tools to cut cured fiberglass composite materials.
Hot-Wire Cutter Components
Using a hot-wire is an effective way to cut foam block used for composite construction. EAA staff member Mark Forss shows the component part that make up a hot-wire bow system.
Joining Foam Cores
EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch shows how to join foam core pieces together to make larger foam sections.
Composite Post-Cure Quality Checks
EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch shows ways to inspect cured composite layups to inspect for any defects in the finished part.
Epoxy Resin Scratch Test
EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch demonstrates a tip to test epoxy resin to verify it has cured properly.
Locating Blind Holes
EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch provides a tip to help locate holes without the use of a hole-finder tool.
Repairing Broken Foam Sheet
EAA Technical Counselor Mike Busch demonstrates how to repair broken sheets of polyurethane foam.