Glass Fiber Chopped Strand Mat

Product Documents

GFCM™- Technical Data Sheet Safety Data Sheet

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GFCM™ is composed of chopped glass fiber strands and bonded together by emulsion binder and cut into certain widths & lengths. With many excellent characteristics and compatibility with different resin systems, GFCM™ is applicable primarily for hand lay-up, filament winding and press molding of FRP parts.

Key Features

  • Rapid resin impregnation and easy air removal.
  • Excellent thickness uniformity.
  • Maximum molding productivity and reduced cost.
  • Excellent strand distribution.
  • Good mechanical properties.
  • Multi-resin-compatible.

Applications

GFCM™ is designed for use with different resin systems to manufacture wide range of products including automotive parts, boats, chemical tanks and pools.

Storage Conditions

 GFCM™ chopped strand mat should be stored at +4°C to +40°C. Keep the product in a dry place.

Shelf Life

Shelf life if stored correctly up to 10 years.

Codes and Standards

ACI, 2017, Guide for the Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Concrete Structures, ACI 440.2R-17, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI.

ACI, 2012, Guide Test Methods for Fiber-Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) for Reinforcing or Strengthening Concrete Structures, ACI 440.3R-12, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI.

Fib Bulletin No. 14, Externally bonded FRP reinforcement for RC structures, 2001, 138 pp, ISBN 2-88394-054-1.

ASTM,2008, Standard Test Method For Tensile Properties Of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials, ASTM D3039/D3039M, American Society for Testing and Materials.

Waranty

CTech-LLC® warrants its products to be free from manufacturing defects. Buyer determines suitability of product for use and assumes all risks. Buyer’s sole remedy shall be limited to replacement of product. Any claim for breach of this warranty must be brought within one month of the date of purchase. CTech-LLC® shall not be liable for any consequential or special damages of any kind, resulting from any claim or breach of warranty, breach of contract, negligence or any legal theory. The Buyer, by accepting the products described herein, agrees to be responsible for thoroughly testing any application to determine its suitability before utilizing.