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Super Sap INF was used for the sample testing. After running out, entropy has stopped making Super Sap INF. [https://entropyresins.com/product/super-sap-100-1000/ Super Sap One] was substituted.
 
Super Sap INF was used for the sample testing. After running out, entropy has stopped making Super Sap INF. [https://entropyresins.com/product/super-sap-100-1000/ Super Sap One] was substituted.
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Revision as of 20:50, 10 February 2016

Members

Cleyton Cavallaro

Christopher Grace

David Swanson

Background

The Custom Stand Up Paddleboard project is part of Michigan Technological University's BoardSport Technologies Enterprise. It is a senior capstone project that aims to develop a cheap and open source method for manufacturing top of the line paddleboards.

Materials and Techniques

Epoxy

Epoxy was chosen as a layer of Solarez epoxy between foam and fiber. This layer will give a more resilient layer to help with adhesion. Solarez epoxy does not harden fully, but remains a tacky epoxy to help give these properties. A layer of Super Sap INF from Entropy Resins was used for the outer layer. This will provide the hard shell needed for the board, and it will help increase overall strength. Both of these epoxies are resistant to UV light as well, which in essential when developing a board to be used in intense sunlight.

Super Sap INF was used for the sample testing. After running out, entropy has stopped making Super Sap INF. Super Sap One was substituted.

Foam

Fiber

Blank Manufacturing

Fin

Layup Technique

Possible Composites

CAD Model

The CAD model was based off over several industry standard boards. The pointed tip will help with tracking across the water, maximizing use the material properties we are striving for.

3D Model
Top View  
Side View  
Front View  
Back View  
Full View  

Sample Testing

Semester Report

FEA Testing

Material Selection

Manufacturing

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