First Quality: What it Means to Buy from Fiber Glast

The doorbell rings. It’s your friendly UPS/FedEx delivery guy. He’s got a box from Fibre Glast. OH BOY! Time to get started on that project. But, what if the contents aren’t up to par? Am I sure I ordered the right thing? Is this “first quality” material the best I could have ordered? The worry […]

October 19, 2016   No Comments

Customer Focus: Christopher Couch and his High Altitude Photography Platform

Customer Focus: Christopher Couch and his High Altitude Photography Platform (CC0 Public Domain)   As a child, or at least child-at-heart, we’ve all dreamt of building our own space craft. I mean, NASA sent a man to the moon 47 years ago using computers that occupied entire floors of the building. Surely this is something […]

October 5, 2016   2 Comments

Beginners Guide: The basics of Epoxy Resins

When it comes to strength, nothing quite competes with Epoxy. Lets take a look, shall we?

July 27, 2016   No Comments

Beginners Guide: The basics of Urethane Resins

An introduction into Urethanes. Whether you’re looking to create great parts, new prototypes or molds, Urethanes can be a great choice for fabricators.

July 18, 2016   No Comments

Know Your Product: The Strength of Patterned Carbon Fiber Fabrics

Carbon fiber is desirable for many reasons. It is very strong, light and looks great. But, what about patterns that aren’t industry defined?

May 5, 2016   2 Comments

Know Your Product: Shrink Tape for Composites

ShrinkTape

20% Shrink Tape provides an alternative to vacuum bagging for compression molding. Wrap it up, we’ll take it!

March 28, 2016   1 Comment

Simple Female Mold Construction: A Diagram

For creating stable, dependable parts, nothing quite beats a solid, composite made mold. So, where do we begin?

March 24, 2016   3 Comments

Beginners Guide: Fabric Weaves for Composites

WovenFabric

It’s not just about cosmetics. The weave of fabric reinforcement impacts fabrication from lay-up to the performance of your finished part. Find out how.

February 12, 2016   3 Comments

Beginners Guide: Choosing your Fabric

When it comes to composites, Fiber is king. How can you tell which is right for your project? What are the differences between fiberglass, carbon fiber, and kevlar?

January 14, 2016   3 Comments

Polyester vs Vinyl Ester Resins

Polyester or Vinyl Ester? The resin you choose can have a big impact on the final outcome of your project. What are the differences between Vinyl Ester Resin and Polyester? and which is right for your project?

January 6, 2016   3 Comments