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This blog will cover products and steps taken to complete this bar table job.
first picture is of what the raw uncoated wood looks like.
The customer has two 8 to 9 foot long by 2ft wide tables he wanted to seal and coat.
Second and third picture are of the 1200 U/V epoxy coating. (to seal and coat the wood.) Last two picture
art @2012-11-04 12:44:49
Hand lay-up is the simplest and oldest method of composite fabrication. It’s a low volume, labor intensive method used to manufacture boat parts, swimming pools, spas, automotive parts, among many others. Fiberglass mat and other reinforcing materials such as woven roving, knitted fiberglass, carbon, Kevlar, etc. is applied manually in the open mold. Resin is poured, brushed, or sprayed into the layers of reinforcement. Entrapped air is removed manually with squeegees or rollers to complete the laminated structure. Room temperature curing polyesters and epoxies resins are the most commonly used. Curing is initiated by adding catalyst to the resin system, which hardens with the above mentioned reinforcements, usually without external heat. For a high quality part surface, a pigmented gel coat is first applied to the mold surface.
lesley @2012-10-15 11:37:12
ProSil Silicone Rubbers
michaelo @2012-10-04 08:26:10
Hi Ian,
I hope that this note finds you well.
This weekend marks the start of our assault on the Isle of Man. Over the past months, we successfully designed, engineered and built two very lethal weapons at MotoCzysz HQ and will be on our way to the United Kingdom to compete in the SES TT Zero Challenge taking place on June 6th. Achie
ian @2012-10-04 08:23:33
Streetcars produced especially for the opening of “Eastside Streetcar” by BMRC Beaverton Modular Railroad Club Located at Alpenrose Dairy – Portland, Oregon A Special Thanks for their assistance to the following businesses: Portland Streetcar – For plans and color schemes Whistle Stop Trains – 11724 SE Division St. For timely supply of components Fiberlay, Inc. – 3571 NW Yeon St. For molding & casting materials & instructions Multi-Craft Plastics - 7298 SW Tech Center Dr. For plastic sheeting Lovena Design Graphics – For color artwork and decals
duaneb @2012-09-26 09:57:56
Here in Anchorage Alaska we have a customer making Downhill Snow Ski’s. He has manufactured a couple sets now and has had good success with Pro-Glass Epoxy Resin systems. He is in the process of getting a Business License. He is planning on making many more sets in the future. Here is some pictures of the handmade Downhill Snow Ski.

michaelo @2012-09-17 13:49:25
when the customer called saying he wanted to flood a concrete table top that he built. I wanted to be a part of it. I have flooded a few tables but never concrete.

First I will explain how we did it. Then what I would have done different.

- Customer found crushed glass, blue, red, and green, shells, and a few other i
danl @2012-09-12 15:01:40
Initiator Presentation 07/21/2012

Initiators, frequently referred to as catalysts, start the gelling process. Initiator is mixed into promoted resins immediately prior to use or mechanically are injected by spray gun. When practical it is best to pour additives into the vortex while mixing so that they do not cling
duaneb @2012-07-09 16:41:26
Hello all: One of our customer’s here in anchorage built this trailer in his garage. DJ and I helped with product and advice on how to proceed with the build. The trailer has 1/4” Canacore for the top, 2” Styrofoam sides and door all laminate is 6oz cloth and 1300 epoxy. Wooden hard points for all the attachment points. A solar powered vent system. Doug is going to head to California down the Alcan highway. Sleeping when he needs to in his trailer. Good Luck Doug and good job. Not bad for someone who hasn’t ever done fiber-glass before.