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Production of a plug for a boat hull

For the production of a plug for a new boat hull, Fagerdala Thiger Marine Systems used Compoflex 150 to ease the peeling. The thinnest of the compoflex products was chosen as the infusion process was used and a bleed/breath layer was therefore not required.

Picture 1. The lay-up from the bottom; fibreglass, Compoflex® 150 and distribution net (blue).
Picture 1. The lay-up from the bottom; fibreglass, Compoflex 150 and distribution net (blue).

Picture 2. The full lay-up before bagging.
Picture 2. The full lay-up before bagging.

Picture 3. The lay-up is bagged.
Picture 3. The lay-up is bagged.

Picture 4. Infusion begun from the bottom.
Picture 4. Infusion begun from the bottom.

Picture 5. Infusion is almost finished.
Picture 5. Infusion is almost finished.

Picture 6. The Compoflex is easily peeled.
Picture 6. The Compoflex is easily peeled.

Picture 7. The plug for the hull is finished, and ready to use.
Picture 7. The plug for the hull is finished, and ready to use.