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    2019, October

    How Carbon Fiber D-Tubes Affect Musical Instrument Tone
    How Carbon Fiber D-Tubes Affect Musical Instrument Tone
    Carbon Fiber D-Tube Neck Beams™ were specifically designed to stabilize the necks of stringed musical instruments. When a carbon fiber D-tube is installed in a guitar neck, both bending and torsional stiffness of the neck are increased, while neck weight and vibration damping are decreased. What surprised us was that many luthiers and their customers told us that the “D” tube installation improved the tone of the instrument. Learn More...
    How to Connect Carbon Fiber Tubes
    How to Connect Carbon Fiber Tubes
    There are several ways to connect carbon fiber tubes, but some are structurally more preferable. Some carbon fiber tube manufacturers connect tubes by drilling into them and pinning or bolting them, but that is not a recommended method as it compromises the tube wall and weakens the tube. It is better to use DragonPlate carbon fiber tube connectors specifically designed for that purpose. There are several available. Learn more...
    An Overview of Epoxy Resins
    An Overview of Epoxy Resins
    Epoxy resins are known for high performance. They are the building blocks for adhesives, coatings, reinforced plastics, and composite materials such as fiberglass and carbon fiber, which remain intact under intense conditions. When properly cured, epoxy resins offer a number of desirable characteristics. Learn more...