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Re: Recoating kite fabric

Postby Alfman » Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:31 pm

Anyone tried recoating with acrylic cement solution with uv protection?
If so what were the results ?

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Re: Recoating kite fabric

Postby tsuneo » Sun Aug 29, 2021 11:43 pm

less flexible and cracks

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Re: Recoating kite fabric

Postby rnelias » Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:02 am

Has anyone considered emulsion for serigraph screen to recoat kite ripstop?

Some of these emulsions are water soluble but, after UV exposion, they turn completely impermeable and not soluble anymore. I don't know about air porosity but, maybe, it worth a try...

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Re: Recoating kite fabric

Postby Regis-de-giens » Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:18 pm

just one personal remark : too tight could have side effects ... when it is humid inside (water entires by seams or air inlets for example, it is very hard to dry ! I remember my ex Speed 4 lotus (flysurfer) , it was a pain for weeks to get dry inside ... If you do not have a dedicated area to dry it in your house, it can be a nightmare...


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