Plascore vac bagging

Discussion in 'Materials' started by fallguy, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. fallguy
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    So, I have some plascore, but it is for hand layup. It is veil both sides and rather resin thirsty. The veil needs to be wetted and when you do; the comb drinks quickly any excess resins. Wetouts here are 55-60% resin to glass.

    Plascore makes a version for wet bagging. It has a non-porous film under the veil that is likely glued or thermoformed. Alas, I do not have an excess of that type.

    I am wondering about using vacuum on the mould side. Where I would wetout the glass at 1:1 and do nothing with the veil. Apply vac and the vacuum would press the plascore into the wetted glass and get me below 50%.

    Easy to test. Any obvious mistakes?

    The panel could be flipped same way reverse on another shot.
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