Are fiberglass boats made out of expoxy resin or polyester resin?

Answer Until recently, fiberglass boats were constructed and repaired with polyester resin. During the mid 1980s, epoxy resin came on to the scene and began to be used for construction and repairs more so... Read More »

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Are Sea Ray boats made with polyester resin?

According to the spec sheets of various models, Sea Ray boats are made from fiberglass and contain a "high-performance" vinylester resin in the hulls and decks. In general, vinylester resins are hi... Read More »

What is fiberglass resin?

Fiberglass resin, also known as polyester resin, is a synthetic resin that does not require high pressure to cure. The resin undergoes polymerization, making it an adhesive with high strength and c... Read More »

How to Mix Fiberglass Resin & Cab-o-Sil?

Cab-o-sil belongs to a range of products called fumed silicas. These products are essentially powdered glass and are used to thicken liquids such as fiberglass resin. An alternative to fiberglass g... Read More »

DIY: Repainting Fiberglass Boats?

All fiberglass boats have gel coat and pigments that can last from seven to 10 years before fading, peeling, marring and oxidation set in. Fiberglass can be repainted, although it requires special ... Read More »