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Old 16-10-2016, 03:51   #1
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Too dry epoxy hand lay up, will it delaminate?

My huge recore job is coming along and I've started laminating the deck. I'm new to fiberglass and I'm experimenting and trying to get the techniques right.

The first layer of 600 GSM biax that went on top of the Airex foam was well saturated I believe. Going forward I tried to minimize the resin use as I've hear too much resin is not ideal, but too little resin is even worse right?

On the second layer I pretty much squeegeed out any resin I could while the glass still appeared to be saturated.

I started to doubt my methods and weighed the glass and epoxy for next area going 50:50. I realized then that I had probably been down to say 30-35% resin on the second layer on the whole port companionway.

How worried should I be that this will delaminate? I still have two layers of 600 biax that will go on top which will get the right ratio.
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