The Glassfibre Handbook

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  • Description
  • A guide to glass fibre techniques and materials, concentrating on manual lay-up methods of producing laminates and mouldings, and in casting and repair work. This book also covers tools, equipment, glass fibre kits and estimating material quantities

    This book is a great example of what could be a difficult subject to understand, explained in a clear and practical way. Its not only a book that will advise you on the properties and history of glassfibre, but will guide you through to the use of glassfibre, techniques and useful tips. This book is great for the experienced and beginner alike. From Boats to model building it has it all

    Contents include:

    How GRP was born
    Fabrication techniques
    Glass fibre materials
    Resins
    Accelerators, catalysts and curing
    Other materials
    Quantities required
    Tools and equipment
    Design in GRP
    Making Moulds
    Handlay-up
    Moulded shapes
    Casting, Potting and encapsulation
    GRP at home
    Transparent and translucent panels
    Tanks in GRP
    Garden pools and fishponds
    GRP in model making
    GRP hulls
    Sandwich construction
    Sheathing hulls
    GRP car bodies
    Car body repair
    Repairs to GRP
    Faults, causes and remedies


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