Peel Ply

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Jim Dodd
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Peel Ply

Post by Jim Dodd » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:23 pm

Has any body tried Peel Ply over their wetted out cloth on a hull ?
And how did it work ? Any problems ?
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Jim
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Re: Peel Ply

Post by alick burt » Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:19 pm

Hi jim
If by peel ply you mean stuff that you roll on and remove at wet out stage I did read a post about someone using blue paper towel to achieve the same (a nice neat wet out with excess removed without having to squeegy) and it looked good but when i tried it I quickly ran into problems with the paper towel sticking to my resin so abandoned it.
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Re: Peel Ply

Post by Jim Dodd » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:24 pm

Hi Alick

The Peel Ply I referring to is a tight woven Polyester that is treated with a silicone.
It can be laid on wet cloth, and once the resin has set, it can be removed. It's used mainly in vacuum bagging.

Jim
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