Chopped Strand Mat

M6 X1

MAKE LARGE, THICK PARTS EASIER AND FASTER

M6X1 chopped strand mat represents a compelling solution for large and thick part manufacturing when high productivity is required in hand lay-up or closed mold processes.

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Performance Attributes

Easy Handling and Moldability
High Process Efficiency
Enhanced Service Life
  • Easy handling and moldability

    Optimized chop length mix provides superior dry tensile strength while bringing good conformability to contoured molds.

  • High process efficiency

    Fast wet-through and low resin pick-up combined with excellent handling properties in dry and wet conditions. This makes the product an ideal choice for large and thick parts production with dry and wet-carrying process.

  • Enhanced service life

    Compared to standard E-glass, Advantex® glass helps with enhanced service life in applications facing corrosion.

Applications

Hand Lay Up - Closed Molds

M6X1 mat is designed for use with polyester, vinyl ester resin systems inhand lay-up or closed mold applications including automotive parts, boats, chemical tanks and pools. (Picture copyright nostal6ie, shutterstock.com. For application illustration only.)

Hand Lay Up - Closed Molds

Technical Information

<h4>Availability</h4> <p>M6X1 is available in Europe. Additional weights and widths are available upon request by your Owens Corning contact.</p> <br> <div class="table-responsive"> <table class="table table-striped table-bordered"> <thead> <tr> <th style="text-align: left">Nominal Mat Weight (g/cm2)</th> <th style="text-align: left">Roll Width (cm)</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td> 225 - 300 - 450 – 600</td> <td> 95 - 125</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <br> <h4>Packaging (Standard Reference)</h4> <p> Each roll is wound on a 76mm cardboard tube and placed inside a polyethylene bag and cardboard box. The boxed product is then placed vertically on a wooden pallet and shrink-wrapped for stability and protection.</p> <br> <div class="table-responsive"> <table class="table table-striped table-bordered"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="text-align: left">Roll Ø (cm)</th> <th style="text-align: left">Rolls per Pallet</th> <th style="text-align: left">Pallet Size (cm)</th> </tr> <tr> <td>30</td> <td>12</td> <td>127x97</td> </tr> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <br> <h4>Labeling</h4> <p>Each roll bears a label detailing the product description, product code, nominal weight, roll width, roll number, and date of manufacture.</p> <br> <h4>Storage</h4> <p>Unless otherwise specified, it is recommended to store glass fiber products in a cool, dry area. Ideal conditions are at a temperature between 10°C and 35°C and a relative humidity between 35% and 85%. The glass fiber products must remain in their original packaging material until the point of usage. If the storage temperature is below 15°C, it is recommended that the product be stored in the workshop, within its original packaging, at least 24 hours prior to use to help prevent condensation. The packaging is not waterproof. Be sure to protect the product from the weather and other sources of water. When stored properly, the product can be used up to 2 years from the date of manufacture, and retesting is advised after 1 year from the initial production date to insure optimum performance.</p>

Applications

  • Marine
  • Exterior
  • (Body) Panels
  • Other Open/Closed Molds
  • Class A parts
  • Surface Aspect
  • Pipes and Tanks
  • Small Series
  • Vehicles

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