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May 29, 2020, 06:41:32 PM

GLASSING-IN STIFFENER PLATES

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on: October 23, 2019, 11:13:31 AM
I want to glass in some stiffener plates and captive nut plates to my tub.  They’re in mild steel and I want to protect them from corrosion; is there a paint/coating I can use which isn’t affected by resin?

Or will it be better to just shell out for plating, or go to stainless?
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Reply #1 on: October 23, 2019, 12:04:05 PM
No idea but an alternative would be aluminium and it is easier to work and lighter than stainless.


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Reply #2 on: October 23, 2019, 01:38:53 PM
When I used to weld up car sills etc, I used to rub a layer of glass compound over the welds to 'stop' them going rusty  :D :D

Rob