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Old 04-21-2017, 01:14 AM
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polypropylene shade cloth with epoxy?

Newby here: airing my ignorance. Has anyone used/considered using polypropylene shade cloth as sheathing with epoxy? available in various shade densities ( ie closeness of weave) up to I think 90% shade. always interested in boat building science thanx a bunch.
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Old 04-21-2017, 03:42 AM
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To what end ? It doesn't seem to have great abrasion resistance.
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:15 AM
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Its not going to add strength.
Isn't it woven to be kind of thick? What I've seen here looks like it would hold lots and lots of epoxy. Too much money/ weight.
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Old 04-21-2017, 04:32 PM
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Epoxy isn't going to stick well polypropyline.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:04 PM
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The weave is so open, it would soak up resin like it was a sponge. Enough to make a grown man cry.
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