BASICALLY, we have four major components of fiber glass,
resin - colorless, just like ''ororo'' vegetable oil.
catalyst - is actually a family of peroxide , it has a color of water
accelerator - deep blue color, like ''jellu''
fiber matte - a kind of weaven clothing of fiber strands. you can spread
and cut with scissors over the mold surface.
the first three come in liquid form, with resin been more viscous.,
now if you have a resin of 1 liter , for an average slow curing process,
and for a beginner in a cool day, add two spoonful of accelerator and
mix thoroughly, , that's, the colorless resin now is being pigmented by
deep blue coloration of accelerator,, then add one spoonful of cataotlyst
, the one that has the color of water , so to say, by the way , you must
have your brush ready and presumably prepare your fiber matte on the
mold for casting.
from this simple analysis we can infer that accelerator and catalyst are
in ratio 2:1 respectively.
WARNING, don't dare mix catalyst and accelerator together , the reaction
is highly exothermic and EXPLOSIVE !
THEN , you must have water and detergent by your side to wash off the
mixture from the brush after casting to preserve it.
as time goes by, you will be able to judge and mix similar proportion of
the mixture but in large volume.
always mix your resin and accelerator first, then latter add catalyst and
mix the three.
DO NEVER MIX CATALYST AND ACCELERATOR TOGETHER AT FIRST, IT
IS DANGEROUS !
the names given names given of these materials are the market names ,
they have standard chemical names that might not be of importance to
us for now.
thank you all.
Hope it is useful