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Andre Ransom

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2018, 02:38:13 AM »
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You can try a small hand-held rotary tool, such as Dremel, with abrasive disks.

Such disks will cause the least amount of edge damage.
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Wearing a respirator during the process is no-brainer.

Not wearing a respirator is "not smart".

There is no mechanism by which the cells of your body can remove CF dust from your lungs.

Saul Zhang

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2018, 12:43:59 AM »
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Wearing a respirator during the process is no-brainer.

Not wearing a respirator is "not smart".

I believe that was the gist of my post.

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2018, 01:06:32 AM »
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Wearing a respirator during the process is no-brainer.

Not wearing a respirator is "not smart".

I believe that was the gist of my post.
"No brainer" means it does not take a brain to figure it out..

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2018, 10:00:18 AM »
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I believe that was the gist of my post.
I believe MitchAlsup was just reinforcing your view because of it's importance.

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2018, 01:43:43 PM »
Will go for the Sean Cunneen route. Have found inexpensive diamond hole saws of the right diameter on Amazon. Of course, will also use a respirator. Thanks folks.

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2018, 02:32:29 AM »
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I believe that was the gist of my post.
I believe MitchAlsup was just reinforcing your view because of it's importance.

Bingo. An extra helping of reinforcement.

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2018, 03:47:33 AM »
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<p class="citation">MKV, on 11 Jan 2017 - 8:13 PM, said:<a href="https://www.cloudynights.com/index.php?app=forums&amp;module=forums&amp;section=findpost&amp;pid=7641456" rel="citation">[/url]<blockquote class="ipsBlockquote built" data-author="MKV" data-cid="7641456" data-time="1484158425">

I believe that was the gist of my post.

I believe MitchAlsup was just reinforcing your view because of it's importance.

Bingo. An extra helping of reinforcement.

Is working Carbon Fiber worst than fiberglass or the precautions arethe same?

Ryan Fletcher

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2018, 09:49:54 AM »
Precautions are the same...it's the tiny sharp fibers that
one wants to keep out of the lungs and off the skin!!!

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Preston

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Re: Drilling large holes in carbon
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2018, 11:00:36 AM »
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I used a diamond hole saw with no issues. I had a spray bottle with water to lubricate/cool the cut and went slow with light pressure.

Can confirm. I did this for a local person who needed a hole in some laminated sheet carbon for an automobile instrument panel he needed holes in for a tach.