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FEDDO 10-31-2005 01:58 PM

fiber glass
 
I need some flat fiberglass panels. aprox 2'x5'x3/16 thick. where would a person start looking? finished one side, would be good. thanks, jim.

OneMoreTime 10-31-2005 02:10 PM

Make those
 
Those are called flats in the fiberglass trade..make a table with formica top ..wax it up good and then layup your panels as needed..I have looked for that sort of thing and no one I know makes panels like that..Just keep adding material until you get the thickness that you need.. :sweat:

OMT

FEDDO 10-31-2005 05:39 PM

fiber glass
 
Thanks for the reply. some one makes panels. I know the mil has the material.

hotroddr 10-31-2005 05:47 PM

panels
 
I read in another forum that they are available at Home Depot- something used for showers. Bill :)

mrcleanr6 10-31-2005 06:19 PM

its called pultrusion. thats actually the name of the process of making the stuff but thats usually what its refered to. you would need to goto a plastics supply house and buy it or have them order it. here is one online, they have it available in 1/4".

http://www.rparts.com/Catalog/Box_Building/frp/frp.asp

FEDDO 10-31-2005 06:40 PM

f glass
 
Thanks for the replys. the on line store didn't have the size I need. I will continue to look.jim.

mrcleanr6 10-31-2005 06:50 PM

ahhh!! here you go. just pulled out my mcmaster carr catalog and they have it. you can get sheets in 3' x 5' x 3/16" and its reasonable too. goto www.mcmaster.com. the part # is 8549k85. they do have others too. here are a couple more #'s 8537k15 , 8494k11.

FEDDO 11-01-2005 04:26 AM

fiber glass
 
Thanks for all the replys. I knew it was out there. Mr clean, that was spot on. .thanks, jim.


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