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Making a Small Mold

There are many methods and materials that can be used for making a fiberglass composite mold. I found a video from Eastbay Composites that demonstrates a method for making small molds in a very quick and inexpensive fashion....

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The Different Polyester Resins

Polyester Resins can be further defined by their chemistry. These categories are described as Orthophthalic (Ortho), Isophthalic (Iso), Dicyclopentadiene (DCPD). Vinylesters have a unique chemistry and that shares many working...

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Gelcoat Application

Making a traditional fiberglass part is accomplished by working from the outside surface into the part. A clean and waxed mold is placed in a clean room where contamination will not interfere. Then gelcoat is sprayed on as the...

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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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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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