Mar 31, 2008· We found out the hard way that polymer based resins melt right through EPS, so we are going to use epoxy based resin. I have never fiberglassed anything before. I kind of got the picture from Googling that it is kind of like using paper mache, coat the foam in epoxy put the fiberglass cloth over it and paint epoxy into the cloth. Is this the way to do it?
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Jul 05, 2008· Epoxy Glassing Extruded Polystyrene foam. I need some info from those of you that have epoxy glassed XPS foam. I have read that XPS off gasses Carbon dioxide and will cause the glass to separate from the foam by trapping the gas making a pressure bubble separating the laminate from the foam . Or otherwise de-bond.
An Overview of How to Work with Fiberglass Over Foam by Robert Q. Riley The automotive application of FRP/foam composite was pioneered in the 1970's by the author's former design firm, Quincy-Lynn Enterprises, Inc. We used polyester resin and glass cloth laminations over a core of rigid urethane foam boardstock (fiberglass over foam).
Nov 05, 2014· A simple and quick test showing how to strengthen foam. Some people refer to this technique as "glassing." The purpose is to be able to strengthen the weaker parts (e.g., nose) of certain rc plane .
Jan 25, 2011· As with all boards, but especially XPS, avoid exposing an XPS board to a car interior on a hot day with the windows rolled up. This foam is available in sheets 8' x 4' x 3" and 8' x 2' x 4" thickness maximum, so you may have to glue (epoxy) two sheets together.