Category: styrene

Start of Model M1911

My ambition was to build a Model M1911 in an 8X scale out of fiberglass.  The first task was to scale the model for proper dimensions.  Typical physical dimensions were found online, reproduced in CAD, and scaled up to the size...

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Styrene Monomer

Polyester and Vinylester resins and gelcoats contain a significant amount of styrene; anywhere from 25% to 50% by weight. This chemical is a monomer, and serves several purposes in the resin system. Styrene monomer is a reactive...

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Composites Overview

Composites processes are generally low cost with regards to tooling and equipment costs, depending upon what process is used for comparison. The flip side is that the processes are labor intensive and the quality is operator...

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