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Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on molding, structural concepts, and the caring for cured fiberglass. There is even a list of suppliers, repair techniques for materials other than fiberglass, and a complete section on covering wood with fiberglass.

Reviewers praise the first edition:

"...provides an excellent introduction to working with fiberglass for new construction and for repairs." — Finescale Modeler

"A good general reference for persons starting to work with fiberglass reinforced plastics...worth having." — Road and Track

Readers learn how to mend everything from bathtubs to swimming pools, to rustproof and customize cars, and much more." — Antique Motor News

"...an indispensable book..." — Ohio Fisherman

"...excellent text for anyone contemplating fiberglass work of any magnatude." — Book Reviews

"...describes the strength, durability and lightness of fiberglass, while exploring a great many of its astonishing number of applications." — Wright Publishing Co.

About the Author

Jack Wiley is an experienced craftsman and the author of several TAB books including The Fiberglass Boat Handbook, Working with Fiberglass: Techniques and Projects, and Making Your Own Exercise Equipment.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Fiberglass Facts

Chapter 2: Materials

Chapter 3: Tools, Equipment, Supplies, and Work Areas

Chapter 4: Health and Safety

Chapter 5: Care and Maintenance of Fiberglass

Chapter 6: Working with Cured Fiberglass

Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Fiberglassing

Chapter 8: Molding Methods in Manufacturing

Chapter 9: Structural and Assembly Concepts and Practices

Chapter 10: Repairing Fiberglass

Chapter 11: Repairing Other Materials with Fiberglass

Chapter 12: Covering Wood with Fiberlgass

Chapter 13: Auto Body Repair and Customizing

Chapter 14: Fiberglass Products to Kit Form

Chapter 15: Construction Projects Using Flat Panels

Chapter 16: Fiberglass Laminating Over Rigid Form

Chapter 17: Construction Projects Using Contact Molding

APPENDIX: SUPPLIERS

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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A rare title which I had been desperately seeking. Thankfully the wait is finally over!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780830627790
Author:
Wiley, Jack
Publisher:
Tab Books
Location:
Blue Ridge Summit, PA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Automotive - Customizing
Subject:
Glass fibers
Subject:
Glass reinforced plastics.
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Chemistry-Chemical Engineering
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
no. 91
Publication Date:
May 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
9.12x7.26x.57 in. 1.00 lbs.

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