Hi guys! As title says I am going to make a fiberglass enclosure for my spud build. Currently I am using a 3D printed enclosure which is fine but since I designed slightly smaller I need to reprint a new one so why not try with this method this time. I am ordering everything from https://polyestershoppen.nl only because I am in Belgium and so far this one was the cheapest option, but if you know another cheaper source please share it! Materials: -Polyester lamin resin https://polyestershoppen.nl/polyester/polyester-lamineerhars-1.html I chose this one over epoxy just because it is way cheaper. (I will order 1kg, I think should be more than enough). -Fiberglass Matt 225g/m2 https://polyestershoppen.nl/glasvezel/glasmat-225-gr-m2-45.html I could also choose a 300g/m2, the price is the same. It will give a thicker layer after lamination but I see most of the people are using 220g, that’s why my choice. (2 m2 should be enough). Then some brushes and that’s it. I am going to print the mold with some cheap PLA, then wrap both board and mold with tape. To ensure a nicer finishing look I will use the ghetto vacuuming mod @ninja. Do you think it is ok? My concerns about it: 1- How many layers do I need? I was thinking at 5 layers. It should result in 2.5mm thickness. 2-Do I need something else over the last layer of fiberglass before I use the vacuum bag. Will the enclosure stick to the vacuum bag.
Feel free to add your tips! Thanks to everyone. I will keep updated this thread during the procedure.