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AFG Chopped Strand Mat
 
 
Product Information | Technical Parameters | Packaging | Storage Conditions
 
Product Descriptions
 

Chopped Strand Mats from AFG are composed of chopped E glass fiber strands that are bonded together into mats with a polyester emulsion or powder binder.

Chopped Strand Mats from AFG are compatible with unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester resins and epoxy resins and are used in the contact molding or continuous lamination processes.

The Chopped Strand Mats from AFG has quick wet out time, less resin consumption and all the conventional properties of E Glass Fiber.

 
 
Product Information
 

Product Glass Type Square
Weight
Standard
Width
Roll
Length
Roll
Weight
Sizing Binder
    (g/m2) (mm)
(m)
(kg)
 
Emulsion Bound
Chopped Strand Mat

E 300
450
600
1250 UT
95
65
50
37
37
37
Silane
PVAc
emulsions
Powder Bound
Chopped Strand Mat


E 300
450
600
1250 UT
1270 TT
80
55
45

31
31
34

Silane
Polyester
Powder
 
 
UT: one side trimmed; TT: both sides trimmed.
Other widths (up to 300cms) and densities are available on request.
The products are available with different wet-out and break up speeds depending on the customer's requirements.
Technical Parameters
 

Product Square
Weight
Area Weight Moisture Combustible
Content
Width Roll
Length/Weight
  (g/m2) (g/m2) (%) (%) (cm) (m)
    ISO 3374 ISO 3344 ISO 1887 ISO 5025  
Emulsion Bound
Chopped Strand Mat

300
450
600
± 8%

0.2 max 3 - 7
3 - 8
3 - 8
+ 1.0 cm trimmed;
± 3.0 cm untrimmed
± 10%
of nominal
Powder Bound
Chopped Strand Mat


300
450
600
± 8%
0.2 max 4 - 8
4 - 8
4 - 8
+ 1.0 cm trimmed;
± 3.0 cm untrimmed
± 10%
of nominal
 
 
 
Packaging
 

AFG Chopped Strand Mats are wound on a cardboard tube with an inner diameter of 10 cms.
In general, rolls consist of a single continuous length of mat. A maximum of three breaks are allowed in any roll.
Each roll has a diameter of 26 cms. Mat rolls are packed in a PE bag, and are also available in individual carton box and put vertically or horizontally on wooden pallets. Each pallet is stretch-wrapped.

 
Storage Conditions
 
The product should be stored in its original packing material in a dry area. Temperature should not exceed 35°C and the relative humidity should be kept below 65%. It is recommended that the product is stored at room temperature at least 24 hours before use to avoid moisture condensation. Pallets should not be stacked more than two layers high. Pallets should not be stacked more than two layers high.
 
 
The above information reflects typical values of AFG’s products, based on our laboratory data. However, we do not
guarantee its applicability to the user process or assume any liability or responsibility arising out of its use or
performance. AFG reserves the right to change the above data and specifications without prior notice.
 
 
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