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Chopped Strand Mat Type
Do I need tissue?
Tissue is used to give a better finish on completed laminates when used as the last layer. It also acts as a barrier between the gelcoated surface and the coarse strands of the matting to prevent print through.
What is gelcoat?
The Gelcoat is applied to act as a water barrier. (Clear or Pigmented gelcoat is available). Gelcoat is 0.5kg per metre sq.
What is topcoat?
The Topcoat is applied as a finishing coat. Topcoat is 0.5kg per metre sq for general applications and 0.8kg per metre sq for flat roofs.
Chopped Strand Mat Weight is total weight of all the layers of Chopped Strand Mat in kg.
Chopped Strand Mat Weight
Resin is 2.5 times the weight of the glass.
The area of tissue required to cover the whole surface.
Gelcoat is 0.6kg per metre sq.
Topcoat is 0.6kg per metre sq.
Cataylst Hardener is 2% of the weight of the resin, topcoat and gelcoat.