View Full Version : fibreglass temperature
12-21-2003, 10:37 PM
what is the best temperature to work with fibreglass? i'm planning on doing this during winter in a garage with a heater on... so it will be above freezing, but not by much... would this be ok?
12-21-2003, 10:49 PM
Whatever resin you decide to use should have a recommended temperature on it.....if it's colder outside than that temp., use a little more hardener; if it's hotter than that temp, use a little less. Also, remember if it's colder to give the mold more time to cure.
12-22-2003, 10:03 AM
a friend of mine made the mistake of fiberglassing a box in late november it was like 40 degrees and he now has to completely redo the box becasue it didnt harden properly. so check those temps well!!!
12-22-2003, 10:26 AM
Just make a hot batch (but not too hot, dont wanna see anyhitng melting)
12-24-2003, 01:26 PM
Mix it a little hotter than normal. ANd give it plenty of time to cure. You can use your heater to help you cure the glass as well. :)