E-Glass cloth is woven from fine yarns of
twist and ply construction with the actual
glass being a lime-alumina borosilicate glass
of low alkali content. This glass composition
offers ample flexural and tensile strengths,
high chemical stability and high moisture
resistance. The cloth weave allows it to
conform to curved surfaces with minimum
fitting. E-Glass cloth if categorized by
weight per square yard and is sold by
the running foot. An E-Glass cloth tape
with finished edges is also available and
is sold by bulk by the 125 yard roll.
This cloth is used for the building of cedar
strip canoes.It?s also use in the repair of
Contact with fibrous glass may cause
temporary irritation. Recommend long sleeved,
loose fitting clothing when handling the
material. Gloves and eye protection may
be appropriate in certain operations.
Wash with soap and warm water after
handling. A disposable mask designed for
nuisance-type dust is adviable where high
dust levels may be encountered.
When sanding fibreglass that has been applied
using epoxy resin, if the resin has been curing
less than 7 days then a charcoal filter mask with
dust filters should be used. After epoxy resin has
cured for 8 days the dust is inert and a regular
dust mask can be used.