What is polyester resin?

Answer Synthetic resin is used to produce plastics, adhesives, varnishes and similar items. Polyester resin is a type of synthetic resin.ChemistryPolyester resin is a synthetic resin in which ester groups... Read More »

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

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 »

What is polyester resin used for?

Polyester resins are used for boat hulls, fiberglass lamination, surfboard construction and other construction and repair applications. Polyester resins are flammable and emit fumes, so always wear... Read More »

When is polyester resin too old to use?

Polyester resin offers the poorest adhesion of resin types and is the cheapest. For optimal results you should use a product during it's manufacturer-stated shelf life. The shelf-life for most poly... Read More »

How do I clean polyester resin?

Test the FabricApply a small amount of water to an inconspicuous area of the polyester fabric. Many can take water but others lose their dye. Let a few drops of water dry in a hidden area and obser... Read More »