Can Polyester Resin Catch Fire Doing Fiberglass?

I tried to make a fairly large batch of polyester resin spontaneously combust while curing, but it ended up being a major fail :-/ With Spring upon us and people starting to work on their boats getting ready for the season thought this might be a good video for ya!! Please ‘Like’ ‘Share’ and ‘Comment’!! Subscribe To This Channel!! https://www.youtube.com/user/boatworkstoday?sub_confirmation=1 Also, please remember that there are extended ad-free versions of these video‚Äôs available for Patreon supporters! Please click below to find out more!! Thank you!…

Can Gelcoat And Epoxy Bond?

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Here is the first of 2 video’s where I look to see if there’s any truth to the belief that polyester based materials (such as gelcoat) won’t bond to epoxy. It’s been long believed that if you were using epoxy for your fiberglass repairs, you were more or less limited to having to use paint as your topcoat. Over the years I’ve “broken the rules” on occasion and to date have not had any issues using gelcoat as my topcoat over epoxy. I’m not saying…

Fiberglass Repair ~ Stress Cracks

This video is part 3 of a series on fiberglass that focuses on how to repair a very common type of damage in preparation of applying a new non-skid surface using Awlgrip paint. Stress cracks can be identified as long(er) parallel surface cracks on the hull or deck. Most common location for these to occur is on corners and radius’s where the layup of fiberglass is typically thinner, and the amount of resin is usually more than what it should be. The materials used in…

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