Vacuum infusion

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by Sygeor, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Sygeor
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    Sygeor Junior Member

    Hello to all,

    My name is George and am boatbuilder, the main sector is rib & inflatable boats.

    Nowadays i finish my last project which is a 10m cabin rib.

    The question is : vacuum infusion or not ?

    The last days i have the idea to built this rib with vacuum infusion method but a lot of people are opposite to this. They say that this method is suitable for vessels with no angles like catamarans and sailing boats. Some others say that the strenght of the total boat will be worst than the lay up method because the thickness of fiberglass. At the end some others says that the resin maybe not flow in all laminate fiberglass.

    So, i want some advices about this kind of boat building.

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