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fallguy1000
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Hand laminating advice

Post by fallguy1000 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:28 pm

I need to hand laminate the forward section in white. I am going to do 10 layers of 22 ounce triaxial.

I'm going to put mold release wax and pva 10 primer on the mold (white area).

I was planning to do the fabric wetouts on the table and take the wetted fabric over to the mold, but just wondering if I should do like three layers and then peelply it and then come back and finish the rest the next day. I have this feeling that trying to do 10 layers wet on wet might be really hard and the fabric might move around too much.

Area is 12 feet long by 10" wide to the keel on each side to zero at the bow. I will run the fabric up to 50mm above the WL and then taper it back, so lots of fabric is going in there.

Any thoughts?
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Re: Hand laminating advice

Post by Fuzz » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:59 pm

That is a ton of glass to lay all at once. If it were me I think I would go for smaller bites. 3-4 layers at a time seems like plenty to me.

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Re: Hand laminating advice

Post by reefie » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:43 am

You may also end up with an undesirable exothermic reaction.

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Re: Hand laminating advice

Post by fallguy1000 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:05 am

I'm cutting back to designer specs and going with 3 or 4 layers in one shot. the bottom layer is going to get another layer laid on it on the outside later for a total of 5.
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