Tag: Composite Applications

Working with Chopped Strand Mat

One of my projects is repairing a composite hood for a large International Medium-Duty truck.  This hood is made of SMC, and is damaged in various locations to various degrees.  In doing the repairs, I am using epoxy resin and...

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Decorative Carbon Fiber

The automotive aftermarket makes use of decorative carbon fiber as an aesthetic means to differentiate a vehicle. Carbon fiber hoods, spoilers, and interior pieces add a cool aspect to many of the “tuner” vehicles...

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Fiberglass Reinforcement

Fiberglass reinforcement materials are a pretty complicated subject and hopefully we can keep it clear. There has been all sorts of nomenclature developed over the years to describe the different weights and styles. When we talk...

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