polyester /fiberglass layup over uncured epoxy

Discussion in 'Materials' started by jon haig, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. jon haig
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    jon haig Junior Member

    i read somewhere that you can do polyester fiberglass layup over epoxy BUT it has to be before the epoxy cures. while still tacky.
     
  2. Richard Woods
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    no, the styrene in the polyester turns the epoxy to toffee

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  3. ondarvr
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    ondarvr Senior Member

    100% wrong, the two are totally incompatible in an uncured state.
     

  4. Richard Woods
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    put a lump of cured epoxy in some styrene monomer and wait 24 hrs

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