The Fiberglass Manual: A Practical Guide to the use of Glass Reinforced Plastics

The Fiberglass Manual: A Practical Guide to the use of Glass Reinforced Plastics

by Keith Noakes
     
 

Glass reinforced plastic or fiberglass is a composite material made from strands of glass and liquid resin. This versatile material is used in the construction of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and aircraft. Fiberglass is an easy material for the DIY modeler or repairer to use. Written with the layman in mind, this book covers: Materials, tools and equipment;

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Glass reinforced plastic or fiberglass is a composite material made from strands of glass and liquid resin. This versatile material is used in the construction of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and aircraft. Fiberglass is an easy material for the DIY modeler or repairer to use. Written with the layman in mind, this book covers: Materials, tools and equipment; Health and safety; Repairing existing components; Modifying and strengthening existing moldings; Designing and making patterns; Making moulds; Wet lay-up technique; Curing times and methods; Releasing compounds from moulds; and Mould-less techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861265753
Publisher:
The Crowood Press UK
Publication date:
08/31/2003
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 11.62(h) x 0.50(d)

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