The Fibreglass Manual : A Practical Guide to the Use of Glass Reinforced Plastics Hardback
by Keith Noakes
Glass reinforced plastic or fibreglass 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.
Fibreglass is an easy material for the DIY modeller or repairer to use.
Written with the layman in mind, this book covers materials, tools and equipment; health and safety; and repairing existing components.
Modifying and strengthening existing mouldings; designing and making patterns; and making moulds is covered along with wet lay-up technique; curing times and methods; releasing compounds from moulds; and mould-less techniques.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, 100 b&w photos, 20line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 24/03/2003
- Category: Hobbies
- ISBN: 9781861265753