The Vee: Part 2

The Vee had made the journey from Ann Arbor Michigan back to Illinois and that’s where things got interesting.  After it was decided the cockpit was impossibly tight, the task of creating a new one had to begin.  It was decided early that the 4×4 based steel lower frame rails would stay.  These rails held the […]

Carbon Tube Testing

It’s time to build a fixture to test carbon tubing.  For this project I am testing a 41mm tube with both bending and torsional loads as well as a combination of both.  The purpose of this test is to compare tube layup options as well as bonding and substrates.  The fixture will use a 2in […]