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by ganesh
February 11th, 2020, 4:17 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: LAMINATION
Replies: 2
Views: 301

LAMINATION

WHAT IS LAMINATION???!!!

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by ganesh
February 10th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 357
Views: 35302

Re: Boomilever B/C

Does anyone know what laminating means in terms of boomilever?

I see it a lot on the forum and I believe it means coating joints with extra glue but I am not very sure.
by ganesh
January 29th, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: help
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: help

Yes! The joint on the tension beams to the box is usually just crushing or snapping off. I believe that we should try adding more braces in that area but the problem with that is that our boomilever is very heavy at about 15 grams and extra weight might cut into our score. For reference, we get an a...
by ganesh
January 28th, 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: help
Replies: 3
Views: 464

help

Any ideas on how to make the joint where the two extending beams are connected to the box stronger or more secure? ( In a box beam lever )


Thanks <3
by ganesh
February 23rd, 2019, 5:06 am
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Distal End Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Re: Distal End Fails

Thanks for all of your support. Most of the breaks were shaved clean off and he switched to thick CA glue. It worked perfectly.
by ganesh
February 16th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Distal End Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Distal End Fails

So my partner and I made 2 boomilevers that weighed 27 grams and 21 grams. After testing them, they both held only 7 kilograms and had the same base structure design. The thing is, they both broke in exactly the same place, THE DISTAL END. This was a major problem for us but we soon fixed it by usin...

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