Here, at FiberGlass Coatings, Inc., you will find many items in stock. From epoxies, gelcoats, to resins, fiberglass, abrasives, and curing agents just to name a few. And now, we would like to introduce you to our new edition to the FiberGlass Coatings, Inc. inventory… TACO MARINE! FGCI is pleased to say we are a one stop shop for your marine needs.
To purchase your TACO Marine products, please visit our Ft. Lauderdale location ( 5553 Anglers Ave Ste. 105 Ft. Lauderdale FL, 33312).
Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
At Fiberglass Coatings, Inc. we are thrilled to have brought our infusion seminar to the community, with an end result of the event being positively welcomed.
“We were there yesterday. Definitely recommend.” – @Nia_Auto_Design via Instagram
“Thank you guys for the invite. Was a great experience and got some insight on a few details to things better on the work.” – @mrcarbonfibermiami via Instagram
The University of FGCI partnered with Composites Consulting Group (CCG) and Diab to introduce the fundamentals of infusion. To begin the seminar, the definition of infusion; a specific technique that uses vacuum pressure to pervade or direct resin into laminate, was discussed.
As we highlighted key points in the infusion theory, we visited the sandwich concept; which consist of two layers, a top and bottom with a thick core. This learning material soon tied in with Darcy’s Law in correlation to the 5 variables of control fill time.
In continuation with the lecture, appropriate consumables and equipment were noted in order to conduct proper vacuum bagging for infusion.
In closing, with help from the University of FGCI, attendees performed a hands-on infusion demonstration where each individual was guided to establish the best method of resin infusion.
FiberGlass Coatings, Inc. would like to thank everyone who were in attendance. The seminar was an experience that everyone will be able to gain and implement on their next D.I.Y or professional work.
To view photos from the seminar, click here: https://business.facebook.com/pg/FiberglassCoatings/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2005223812825511
If you haven’t seen Ship Shape TV, it’s a must for any boater looking to maintain for fix their boat. In this bit, the folks at Ship Shape turn to Fiberglass Coatings for help.
Here at FGCI, we look to make common problems easy to solve and make difficult projects doable for the do-it-yourselfer. With that being said, we are introducing an easy solution to a very common question we get; “how do I fix spider-cracks?”
Let me introduce our Spider-Crack Repair Kit, including everything you need to fix those pesky cracks:
- 1 – Cordless two-speed dremel tool, complete with bits to bore out the cracks
- 1 – ½ pint of Gelcoat Putty to fill in the bored out cracks
- 1 – 1 oz MEKP bottle to catalyze the putty (see catalyst chart for amounts)
- 1 – 9” x 11” sheet of 80 grit sandpaper to sand down the repaired area to a smooth finish
Now your spider-cracks are fixed and the surface is ready for the matching gelcoat (not included) to make your repair un-noticeable and the area look like new.
Now, before you simply fix them, you want to make sure the reason the cracks are there isn’t because something is just broken underneath the fiberglass, causing flexing. Make sure you inspect the surrounding area for softness to ensure it’s not flexing too much, causing further cracking.