Your FibreGlass Questions Answered
Fibreglass (also commonly refereed to as fiberglass or glass fibre) is a material made from extremely fine fibres of glass, supplied on rolls or as sheets, the fibreglass matting itself holds no strength until it is coated and saturated with a reinforcing polymer, upon curing, the polymers and glass fibre matting bond to create a high strength and extremely durable finish.
The polymers in question are formulated isophthalic polyester resins or ISO gelcoats, which are high quality products designed to give excellent resistance to variable weather conditions and corrosion.
ISO gelcoats also show excellent resistance to weathering and can be used in a broad range of applications including wet rooms and harsh chemical environments.
Neogel ISO 2000 is approved by the Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and by the Water Research Council for potable water applications.
GRP Lining Services uses a modified version of this material which contains a styrene wax monomer to guarantee a waterproof, non tacky finish. Design specification are detailed according to individual application environments at consultancy stage with the client / designer.