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
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
This Discovery / Science Channel’s “How It’s Made” episode takes us behind the scenes in a boat manufacturing facility and shows us how fiberglass boats are made.
Fiberglass boats are low maintenance and durable. They don’t deteriorate like wooden boats do. Fiberglass fibers are lightweight, stronger than steel, and won’t stretch or rot. For this boat, a fiberglass mold is made by spraying gun roving and resin into the form. The chopped roving is reinforced with woven roving and wood is added where equipment will be installed.
June 2, 2011 5 Comments