Non boat epoxy fiberglass question

Discussion in 'Materials' started by ken.H, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. ken.H
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    ken.H Junior Member


    I am looking for an equivalent / replacement for plate glass using epoxy & fiberglass hand layup.
    I know the thickness of glass = 19mm/0.75 in, project is large aquarium shell, 48 L x 31 W x 48 With all corners at 2 inch radius. Glass aquarium calculator & stock aquarium use the same thickness of plate glass.
    310 Gallons, 2670 pounds
    I’m looking for a fiberglass layup thickness with epoxy resin = to or less than 19mm
    Core material that would work, Fiberglass, Foam, Plywood,


    4mm thick pane of glass
    Compression resistance: 800 - 1000 MPa
    Modulus of elasticity: 70 000 MPa
    Bending strength: 45 MPa
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