Reinforcing Materials

Applying Fiberglass

Short tutorial on properly apply fiberglass fabric with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. Fiberglass provides reinforcement or abrasion resistance.

Barrier Coating

This is a short tutorial on the basics barrier coating with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. The 105 Epoxy Resin system was used.

Bulkhead Installation – Sail Video

WEST SYSTEM Technical Advisor, and veteran sailor Bruce Niederer, demonstrates the installation of a fiberglass-reinforced bulkhead on the J/22 HOG TIDE.

Deep Cracks in Fiberglass

Ben shows how to repair deep cracks in fiberglass boats with the WEST SYSTEM Epoxy Fiberglass Boat Repair Kit.

Laminating Stems

Geoff Kerr laminating the stems of the Caledonia Yawl with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy for

Skimboard Project

A short video of Ben Gougeon vacuum bagging a composite “skimboard” using 207 Special Clear Hardener from WEST SYSTEM!

Vacuum Bagging Demonstration

A simple vacuum bagging demonstration showing how vacuum bag the contours of a canoe using WEST SYSTEM Epoxy.