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Technical details for all tapes and fabrics

The table below shows the dimensions, weight, appearance and typical uses for the full range of reinforcing materials in the WEST SYSTEM® product range.

Product code Length (m) Width (mm) Thickness (mm) Fibre Orientation Weight (g/m²) Warp (%) Weft (%) Cured Appearance Uses
Graphite Fibres
701B 204m 25 - 0o - 100 0 Black For adding strength to specific areas on centreboards, rudders, masts and models, etc.
Episize™ Biaxial Glass Tape
727A 5m 125 0.4 +45o 450 - - Not clear For use in taping seams, joints and small repairs.
727B 90m 
Episize Plain Weave Glass Tape
729A 10m 25 0.17 0o/90o 175 50 50 Almost clear For use in taping seams and joints.
729B 50m
730A 10m 50
730B 50m
731A 10m 75
731B 50m
732A 10m 100
732B 50m
733A 10m 150
733B 50m
Episize Biaxial Glass Fabric
736-5 5m 1265 0.28 +45o 300 - - Almost clear  General purpose fabric for use in sheathing, repair, in mould laminating, etc.
736-10 10m
736-25 25m
736-50 50m
738-5 5m 1250 0.6 +45o 610 - - Not clear
738-10 10m
738-25 25m
738-50 50m
739-5 5m 1250 0.4 +45o 450 - - Not clear
739-10 10m
739-25 25m
739-50 50m
739-135 50m 270
739-500 50m 500
Episize Glass Cloth
740-5 5m 1000 0.16 0o/90o
Plain Weave
135 50 50 Clear  For use in sheathing lightweight structures such as canoes and models.
740-10 10m
740-25 25m
740-50 50m
740-100 100m
741B 1m 1000 0.19 0o/90o
Plain Weave
200 50 50 Clear For use in general sheathing work on hulls and decks, etc.
741-5 5m
741-10 10m
741-25 25m
741-50 50m
741-100 100m
742-5 5m 1200 0.19 0o/90o
Twill Weave
200 50 50 Clear  For use in general sheathing work on hulls and decks, has good drapability.
742-10 10m
742-25 25m
742-50 50m
742-100 100m
743-5 5m 1000 0.22 0o/90o
Satin Weave
280 52 48 Clear  For use in general sheathing and re-laminating work and general repairs to boat structures. Very good drapability
743-10 10m
743-25 25m
743-50 50m
743-100 100m
746-5 5m 1250 0.22 0o/90o
Woven Weave
260 50 50 Clear  General purpose economic glass cloth
746-10 10m
746-25 25m
746-50 50m
746-100 100m
Unidirectional Carbon Tape
702-5 5m 50 0.4 0o 330 100 0 Black For improving the tensile and compressive strength and stiffness in one direction
702-10 10m
702-50 50m
703-5 5m 75
703-10 10m
703-50 50m
Woven Carbon Tape
706-5 5m 50 0.37 0o/90o 232 50 50 Black  Ideal for adding improved tensile and compressive strength to localised areas
706-10 10m
706-50 50m
707-5 5m 75
707-10 10m
707-50 50m
Woven Aramid Tape
715-5 5m 50 0.39 0o/90o 200 50 50 Yellow Provides abrasive and tear resistance in addition to good impact resistance
715-10 10m
715-50 50m
716-5 5m 75
716-10 10m
716-50 50m
Plain Weave Carbon Fabric
760-1 1m 1000 0.3 0o/90o 200 50 50 Black Provides improved tensile and compressive strength to laminates
760-5 5m
760-10 10m
760-50 50m
760-100 100m
Twill Weave Carbon Fabric
765-1 1m 1000 0.28 0o/90o 200 50 50 Black Provides improved tensile and compressive strength to laminates
765-5 5m
765-10 10m
765-50 50m
765-100 100m
767-1 1m 0.38 285
767-5 5m
767-10 10m
767-50 50m
767-100 100m
Hybid Fabric
777-1 1m 1000 0.3 0o/90o 188 50 50 Black/Yellow Combines the stiffness of carbon with the impact and abrasion resistance of aramid
777-5 5m
777-10 10m
777-50 50m
777-100 100m
Aramid Fabric
787-1 1m 1000 0.47 0o/90o 300 50 50 Yellow Provides good impact resistance to laminates
787-5 5m
787-10 10m
787-50 50m
787-100 100m

 

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