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Old 12-13-2011, 03:23 PM   #111
JRWooden
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Originally Posted by JoelWisman View Post
... Back to the subject at hand which is the stator cover temperature. Using an accurate CONTACT probe after a hard ride in a 36 F ambient, the surface of the stator cover was 213 F and varied just 4 degrees in the 8 places I measured it.

Heres an accurate surface probe http://www1.mscdirect.com/cgi/NNSRIT...-SearchResults

1/4 the price and reads temperature, not emitted IR :)
213 F sounds about right - thanks!

Likewise ... thanks on the surface probe vs. IR... I just ordered a surface probe!
I don't own an IR gun and ... don't think I'll buy one ...

Astolfo - I'm just guessing, but yeah I would think that if the carbon fiber part is going to be attached to (or even better yet) spaced slightly away from the bottom of the stator cover that 400-degree resin should be fine.

I'm curious - Is the higher temp. resin more expensive? Harder to work with?
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