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Re: Dumb fiberglass quest
Posted by Alan Speakman on Sep 9, 2006
It's been a while, but as I remember it:
* Commercial biaxial is actually two layers of glass stitched together crosswise. That will add strength to the joint.
* "Real" manufactured biaxial cloth (without mat) wets out ok, but is slightly physically thicker than standard glass... At least in my experience.
* Believe it or not, I've always saved my clean fiberglass scraps after a glue up, and have managed to collect quite a lot of hand cut biaxial strips... And I've only built a handful of boats...
But like I say... It's been a while...
Maybe the following site will help:
In Response to: Dumb fiberglass question by Karl on Sep 9, 2006