Author: AKeson

The Importance of Testing

The testing of properties for Composites laminates and structures can be tricky. Much of this is due to the complex base of ingredients and makeup of the laminate. When we are putting together a combination of resins,...

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Plastic Skin

One of the other synergies of FRP composites is its use as a reinforcement behind thermoplastic decorative skin layers. A thermoformed ABS or ABS blend plastic is made as the surface of the part. Then it can be reinforced on the...

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Role of Gelcoat

Gelcoat is the decorative surface found on fiberglass parts such as boats, bathtubs, and restaurant seats. This outer layer is needed for aesthetics and protection of the underlying laminate structure. Chemically it is...

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Industrial Corrosion applications

A lot of FRP materials are used in the chemical and industrial sectors of the economy. The non-corrosive and non-conductive properties of the fiberglass materials have many advantages over steel and other materials. Large tanks,...

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Bagging/Infusion On The Cheap

Vacuum Infusion and Vacuum Bagging can be accomplished are not only reserved for industry and can be accomplished in a workshop setting. Relatively inexpensively as well. One of the major variables is the shape of the part...

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