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 AreaSq Meters
 Chopped Strand Mat Typeg/m2
 LayersLayers

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.
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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.
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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.
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Chopped Strand Mat Weight is total weight of all the layers of Chopped Strand Mat in kg.
Chopped Strand Mat WeightKg

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Resin is 2.5 times the weight of the glass.
ResinKg

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The area of tissue required to cover the whole surface.
Tissuem2

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Gelcoat is 0.6kg per metre sq.
GelcoatKg

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Topcoat is 0.6kg per metre sq.
TopcoatKg

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Cataylst Hardener is 2% of the weight of the resin, topcoat and gelcoat.
Catalyst/Hardenergm
 

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