Radar Mounting Bracket Fabrication

Radar Antenna

Radar Antenna

The radar antenna needs a mast mount to secure it into position so a carbon fibre bracket is custom made.

Applying White Gelcoat

Applying White Gelcoat

The steps are simple.

1. Mask the area on waxed glass.

2. Paint white gelcoat onto masked area.

3. Cut fibreglass pieces.

4. Apply surface veil over gelcoat using white pigmented UV resistant epoxy.

5. Apply carbon fibre layers with un-pigmented epoxy.

6. Apply additional layers as needed reversing the above steps for the other surface.

White Gelcoat Complete

White Gelcoat Complete

Cutting Surface Veil

Cutting Surface Veil

Fibreglass Layers Cut and Ready for Lamination

Fibreglass Layers Cut and Ready for Lamination

Applying white pigmented UV resistant epoxy and surface veil.

Applying white pigmented UV resistant epoxy and surface veil.

Adding Carbon Layers

Adding Carbon Layers

Adding 1708 Fibreglass Layers.

Adding 1708 Fibreglass Layers.

Fully laminated parts

Fully laminated parts

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