- The Chopped Strand Mat (width = 125 cm) is made from E-Glass medium sized strands of 50 mm length. The non-aligned strands are held together by a powder binder. The basic strands of 12 microns have a sizing containing a silane coupling system. This gives the Chopped Strand Mat an excellent compatibility with Polyester, Vinylester and Epoxy resins.
- The product is mainly used in the hand lay-up process. It is a rigid mat, has a fast wet-out time and good handling properties. Laminates produced with this mat are characterized by high transparency, good smoothness, good mechanical properties and increased resistance to long time weathering.
- The Chopped Strand Mat is suitable for Unsaturated Polyester, Vinylester and Epoxy resins