Mold Making

The fiberglass mold process begins with an object known as the plug. This is an exact representation of the object to be made. The plug can be made from a variety of different materials, such as foam, steel, wood, plastic, concrete, FRP, etc.

After the plug has been formed, it is sprayed with a mold release agent. The release agent will allow the mold to be separated from the plug once it is finished. The mold release agent is a special wax and/or PVA.

Once the plug has its release agent, a tooling gel coat is applied. The tooling gel allows the smallest of detail to be printed into the mold. This high grade gel coat promotes high durability and high thermal outputs and can last upwards to 3000 pulls if the mold is taken care of.

Molds are custom built to client application use. This means that if low or high volume parts are needed, the mold thickness will be built according mechanical load projected.

Corrosion Tank Lining

When dealing with corrosion applications such as fuels, oils and acids, The Fiberglass Shoppe has access to all the tech and lab support to best suit your project demands. Vinyl esters and epoxies can be used also as a thermal barrier where conventional materials deteriorate quickly in high heat/chemical exposure. The resins can be approved for food grade and/or fire retardant applications.

In the past we have worked on:

On-Site Repairs

When in need of a reliable fiberglass repair, trust The Fiberglass Shoppe. We have been in the repair industry for over 40 years. Our seasoned crews of repair specialists have work on repairs big and small. From relining pools and tanks, to small onsite patch jobs. Our fiberglass and gel coat techniques are based upon proper procedure and safety when dealing in diverse repair jobs.

In the past we have worked on:

Fiberglass and Gel Coat Repairs

When in need of a reliable fiberglass repair, trust The Fiberglass Shoppe. We have been in the repair industry for over 40 years. Our seasoned crews of repair specialists have work on repairs big and small. From relining pools and tanks, to small onsite patch jobs. Our fiberglass and gel coat techniques are based upon proper procedure and safety when dealing in diverse repair jobs.

Fiberglass Repair

In order to achieve the strength that the part had previously before it was damaged, the repair has to be done properly. Fiberglass repairs should be made using the same type of resin and gel coat used to make the original part. Things like safety, temperature and catalyst play a big role in producing a quality repair.

Gel-Coat Repairs

Gel-coating is one of the hardest areas to protect due to all the variables working against you. Things like heat, color and catalyst input all affect the finished look and color of the product.

Things we have repaired in the past: