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Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:58 pm

I am needing some tips to remove a couple of snapped aluminium ferrules from good undamaged carbon please.

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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:39 pm

Blimey really, I've no idea, but would have thought the carbon would break way before the aluminium :shock:
 
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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:42 pm

What has worked for me I the past is to gently file across the ferrule and eventually it will weaken enough to be prised off. Good luck.
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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:51 pm

Craig wrote:
Blimey really, I've no idea, but would have thought the carbon would break way before the aluminium :shock:


When I saw the crash, I saw carbon shattering in my mind everywhere fortunately it was just the spine shattered and both aluminium ferrules and snapped clean in half and no torn fabric.

Bill Lancashire wrote:
What has worked for me I the past is to gently file across the ferrule and eventually it will weaken enough to be prised off. Good luck.


Ok I will give that a go thanks, so no heating up to loosen the glue, which I assume is super glue of some sort?

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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:04 pm

Sorted with the SteveC brute force, shock and awe method
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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:57 pm

Acetone devolves most glue. Use with care, in diluted portions for short time periods. Then apply moderate force to remove the ferrule.
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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:04 pm

Palmahnic wrote:
Acetone devolves most glue. Use with care, in diluted portions for short time periods. Then apply moderate force to remove the ferrule.


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Re: Ferrule removal from good carbon

Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:12 pm

Floater wrote:
Sorted with the SteveC brute force, shock and awe method



Whattdayamean!! cheek! Thats for C clips not ferrules!!

Heat!.... either a gas torch ( the propane can type ) or an electric heat gun used for paint stripping. Hold the carbon in a rag heat up the ferrule evenly for a minute or two ( sometimes you can see the vapour of the superglue coming off) then using a glove and another rag grab the ferrule and they should pull apart. This works with superglued ferrules ( which most are) but not if they've been araldited. As long as you haven't caused a hot spot it won't damage the carbon.
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