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Carbon assembly paste

  • 12-01-2022 3:10pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,308 ✭✭✭ lizzylad84

    Need to get some carbon assembly paste. (Carbon seatpost/frame) Any particular brands better than others? Are there any alternatives that can be used in place of the above.


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,014 ✭✭✭ 07Lapierre

    I've used Morgan Blue Carbon Paste and yes...its Blue!

    In the past i've also sanded down the inside if a carbon frame and clamped the seat post without using any paste at all. It didn't slip, but i would not recommend doing this unless to remove/refit the seatpost on a regular basis. (i did it on a bike I put into a bike box while travelling)

  • Registered Users Posts: 36 pk998

    Halfords own brand, probably the best bang for your buck:

    Though it's a small enough tube, I literally ended up using about 3/4 of the tube on my seatpost...

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,642 ✭✭✭ triggermortis

    Hairspray will do the job. Spray onto seatpost, let dry and fit. Mine has been in place for 5 years now with a squirt of Elnett

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,308 ✭✭✭ lizzylad84

    Picked up a tube of hslfords own brand this evening. Seat post removed, cleaned and paste applied. Hopefully this will sort out the annoying creeking noise.

    On this matter, would a carbon seatpost in a carbon frame creek if torque setting was too tight?

  • Registered Users Posts: 12,773 ✭✭✭✭ crosstownk

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  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 43,405 Mod ✭✭✭✭ magicbastarder

    make sure it's not the saddle creaking rather than the seatpost; i spent weeks chasing down a creak only to learn it was the saddle.

  • Registered Users Posts: 136 ✭✭ MTU

    You should have cycled the bike without the seat to eliminate the noise.