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MAS Epoxies Howto: Transom

his video is on building a transom. ...

West System Fiberglass Repair Part I

Part I on West System Fiberglass Repair...

West System Applying Fabrics

Jamestown Distributors TV: West System Applying Fabrics. This video offers some basic techniques for...

Different Types Of Fiberglass Repair by Boatworkstoday

This second video by Andy Miller from www.Boatworkstoday.com outlines the different types of fiberglass...

Fiberglass Cloth - 6 Ounce Fiberglass Cloth - 6 Ounce
Price:
$7.07 to $975.00
1708 Fiberglass Biaxial Cloth # E-glass (+/-45 degree) Mat Back 1708 Fiberglass Cloth: 17 oz Biaxial 3/4 oz Mat Back
Price:
$9.99 to $536.40
Fiberglass Safety

West System Fiberglass Tapes

Building Components with Kevlar Braid - West System

Boat Construction Materials Discussed

Carbon, Fiberglass and Kevlar

An Introduction to laying up cloth ...

MAS Epoxies Howto: Transom Cap II

This video is the conclusion to the transom cap project. ...

Building a Gang Plank Howto Part III: Wet Lay-Up

In this third video we did a wet lay-up of carbon fiber along the edges of the gang plank. ...

Composites Overview Part II: Cloths

This video focuses on various types of Cloth Composite materials....

Repairing Fiberglass Laminates

This video from West System will review the steps to repair fiberglass laminates. You can find everything...

Building a Kite Board Part V: Cutting the Fiberglass

In this segement we will be cutting the fiberglass, peel ply and breather fabric needed for this board....

Fiberglass Supplies

When building or repairing a boat, take advantage of today's modern building materials.

Fiberglass

Fiberglass is a weather resistant material that is easy to use over wood or other composite materials. Fiberglass boat building has been a staple in boatbuilding / boat construction since World War II. It is strong, fairly light, and does not expand or contract. Fiberglass, when used with a variety of epoxy resins, is easy to work with and inexpensive. We offer many sizes of fiberglass cloth, as well as fiberglass tape, E-glass Biaxial Cloth, Woven Roving (2 weights), and Fiberglass Matting. Our fiberglass supplies selection means each material will fit a specific fiberglass boatbuilding need.

Carbon Fiber

Carbon fiber is used to build high-performance racing yachts, like those used in the America's Cup. Ask anyone at NASA and they will surely agree that carbon fiber is the material of the future. It is extremely strong for its weight, thus making it the base for nearly every high performance sailboat out there. From the Olympics to "the Race," carbon is showing up all over: masts, hulls, poles and even battens. We offer precut woven cloth, which is easy to add as a patch for a carbon repair or to make a complete project out of it. Plain Weave, twill weave, or unidirectional.

Kevlar

Kevlar is a patented super strong, super light, heat resistant material. This is the ideal material to build a light, strong, fast kayak or canoe. Made by Dupont, Kevlar has a strength to weight ratio over 5 times that of steel. It is resistant to many chemicals (except powerful acids), and loses no strength due to UV exposure. It is no surprise that this is the material that is similar to the product universally used in bullet proof vests. We offer 38" rolls by the yard, for all of your high impact boat building needs.

We are proud to offer a wide variety of all laminating and composite materials along with all the accessories and tools needed to complete most projects. Most come in pre-cut, pre-packaged form, but cut lengths and full rolls are also available of each one.

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