Fiberglass

By blending quarry products (sand, kaolin, limestone, colemanite) at 1,600°C, liquid glass is formed. The liquid is passed through micro-fine bushings and simultaneously cooled to produce fiberglass filaments from 5-24m in diameter. The filaments are drawn together into a strand (closely associated) or roving (loosely associated), and coated with a “size” to provide filament cohesion

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Polyester Resins

Polyester resins are the most widely used resin systems, particularly in the marine industry. By far the majority of dinghies, yachts and workboats built in composites make use of this resin system.   Polyester resins such as these are of the 'unsaturated' type. Unsaturated polyester resin is a thermoset, capable of being cured from a

By |2019-07-30T12:00:45+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog|