Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook
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Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook

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Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on molding, structural concepts, and the caring for cured fiberglass. There is even a list of suppliers, repair techniques for materials other than fiberglass, and a complete section on covering wood with fiberglass. Reviewers praise the first edition: '...provides an excellent introduction to working with fiberglass for new construction and for repairs' - "Finescale Modeler". 'A good general reference for persons starting to work with fiberglass reinforced plastics...worth having' - "Road & Track".'Readers learn how to mend everything from bathtubs to swimming pools, to rustproof and customize cars, and much more' - "Antique Motor News". '...an indispensable book...' - "Ohio Fisherman". '...excellent text for anyone contemplating fiberglass work of any magnatude' - "Book Reviews". '...describes the strength, durability and lightness of fiberglass, while exploring a great many of its astonishing number of applications' - Wright Publishing Co.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 185 x 234 x 13mm | 474g
  • TAB Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • Ill.
  • 0830627790
  • 9780830627790
  • 402,896

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on molding, structural concepts, and the caring for cured fiberglass. There is even a list of suppliers, repair techniques for materials other than fiberglass, and a complete section on covering wood with fiberglass.



Reviewers praise the first edition:



"...provides an excellent introduction to working with fiberglass for new construction and for repairs." -- Finescale Modeler



"A good general reference for persons starting to work with fiberglass reinforced plastics...worth having." -- Road & Track



Readers learn how to mend everything from bathtubs to swimming pools, to rustproof and customize cars, and much more." -- Antique Motor News



"...an indispensable book..." -- Ohio Fisherman



"...excellent text for anyone contemplating fiberglass work of any magnatude." -- Book Reviews



"...describes the strength, durability and lightness of fiberglass, while exploring a great many of its astonishing number of applications." -- Wright Publishing Co.
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Table of contents

INTRODUCTIONChapter 1: Fiberglass FactsChapter 2: MaterialsChapter 3: Tools, Equipment, Supplies, and Work AreasChapter 4: Health and SafetyChapter 5: Care and Maintenance of FiberglassChapter 6: Working with Cured FiberglassChapter 7: Fundamentals of FiberglassingChapter 8: Molding Methods in ManufacturingChapter 9: Structural and Assembly Concepts and PracticesChapter 10: Repairing FiberglassChapter 11: Repairing Other Materials with FiberglassChapter 12: Covering Wood with FiberlgassChapter 13: Auto Body Repair and CustomizingChapter 14: Fiberglass Products to Kit FormChapter 15: Construction Projects Using Flat PanelsChapter 16: Fiberglass Laminating Over Rigid FormChapter 17: Construction Projects Using Contact MoldingAPPENDIX: SUPPLIERSGLOSSARYINDEX
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