Chopped Strand Mat 1.5 OZ. X 38 Inch Wide
- 0.045" Thick
- 1.5 oz per square foot
- Builds up thickness quickly
- Full Roll is approximately 70 yards long
- Full Roll is approximately 62 lbs.
- Short strands of fiber held together by a styrene binder
- Low cost and easy to use
- Ships within one business day
Chopped Strand Mat is randomly dispersed fiber mat that has equal strength in every direction. Each strand is between 1.5" and 3" long. A styrene monomer binder is used to hold the fibers together. Use a Laminating Roller to work the air bubbles out of the laminate.
Approximately 62 lbs. per roll and 70 yards in length. Compatible with polyester and vinyl ester resin.
NOT compatible with epoxy resin.
Question: Is chopped strand mat compatible with epoxy resin.
Answer: No, it is not compatible with epoxy resin. Chopped strand mat is made up of short strands of fiberglass that are held together by a styrene binder. The styrene from polyester and vinyl ester resin is needed to dissolve the binder in the mat.