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Fibreglass Materials Technical Information

Technical Guides to assist you with choosing products, application and general specifications of various fibreglass products. Contact us for more information.

Catalyst Requirements

Catalyst Requirements - General catalyst information

General information on storing, mixing, requirements for resin and gelcoat, temperature effects and general inormation.

Catalyst Requirements


GelCoat - GelCoat Faults, Causes and Remedies

Using the correct design, equipment, technique and materials, it is not difficult to obtain perfect results using contact moulding, particularly after some experience has been obtained....

Gelcoat Faults, Causes and Remedies

GelCoats - How to apply Gel Coat and get a good finish

Whether a composite needs to be attractive or functional, applying gel coat to get the right surface finish is vital to a component’s suitability for an application.

How to apply Gel Coat

GelCoats - High Quality General Purpose Gelcoat

Guide to to GP Gelcoat - Introduction, Formulation, Pigmentation, Curing, Problems and more...

High Quality GP Gelcoat Guide


Fibreglass Grades - Composition Ranges for Glass Fibres

Various glass chemical compositions described below from ASTM C 162 were developed to provide combinations of fibre properties directed at specific end use applications.

Composition Ranges for Glass Fibres

Product Costing Calculators

Use our Fibreglass Product Cost Calculators to get estimated costings...

Option 1 (Basic)Option 2 (Advanced)

Beginner's Guide to Woven Rovings

Information on the basics of Woven Rovings. Learn about the different types of weaves and styles...

Guide to Woven Rovings


Moulding - How to Mould with Rubber

Revultex is frequently used to produce rubber moulds for products such as plaster ornaments, cast polyester resin figures, isostatic moulding bags, concrete garden ornaments, theatrical properties and ornamental wax candles.

How to Mould with Rubber

Silicone Rubber - Silicone and Thixotropic Catalyst

Silicone a two component silicone elastomer vulcanizing at room temperature by a polycondensation reaction. The result is a flexible, elastic material presenting an excellent tear resistance...

Silicone Moulds and Thixotropic Catalyst


Resins - Resin Comparison Guide

Technical Information for Resin - viscosities, effect of temperature on gel time, catalyst required, comparative strength and much more....

Resin Comparison Guide

Fibreglass How to Guides

Fibreglass How to Guide

Nivitex have various guides available for the DIY person that will help you with your next project from costings on projects to using various fibreglass products for mould making etc.

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Technical Information

Technical Information Guides

We have technical information available on various fibreglass products. These guides will help you with faults, how to apply products, grades of fibreglass and much more.

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