The Glassfibre Book
by RH Warring

Softcover
150 x 210mm
160pp

Published by Special Interest Model Books Ltd, Dorset England

R.R.P.$21.90

ISBN 978-085242-820-7

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Extract from back cover of book:

A prime reference book on glassfibre materials and techniques Includes information on methods and materials, and covers models, boats, cars and all types of GRP work.

Illustrations: Black & White

Contents

Introduction - How To Use This Handbook

Chapter 1 - How GRP was born - by accident!
Chapter 2 - Fabrication techniques
Chapter 3 - Glass fibre materials
Chapter 4 - Resins
Chapter 5 - Accelerators, catalysts and curing
Chapter 6 - Other materials
Chapter 7 - Quantities required

Chapter 8 - Tools and equipment
Chapter 9 - Design in GRP
Chapter 10 - Making Moulds
Chapter 11 - Hand Lay-up
Chapter 12 - Moulded shapes
Chapter 13 - Casting, potting and encapsulation
Chapter 14 - GRP 'at home'
Chapter 15 - Transparent and translucent panels
Chapter 16 - Tanks in GRP
Chapter 17 - Garden pools and fishponds
Chapter 18 - GRP in model making
Chapter 19 - GRP hulls
Chapter 20 - Sandwich construction
Chapter 21 - Sheathing hulls
Chapter 22- GRP car bodies
Chapter 23 - Car body repairs
Chapter 24 - Repairs to GRP
Chapter 25 - Faults, causes and remedies

Appendix 1 - How thick?
Appendix 2 - How strong?
Appendix 3 - How heavy?
Appendix 4 - Resistance to chemicals etc
Appendix 5 - Ageing effects
Appendix 6 - Thermal properties of GRP laminates
Appendix 7 - Osmosis
Appendix 8 - Resin technology
Appendix 9 - Deflections and stresses in sandwich beams