Volan vs normal glass

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Volan vs normal glass

Postby rodent » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:41 pm

Anyone know the advantages/disadvantages of volan glass on shorter boards

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Re: Volan vs normal glass

Postby thechimp » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:01 am

Volan came from the yacht building industry early 60's, its stronger, heavier and looks nice with its slight greenish tint with a nice cut rail lap on a log,
To answer your question, advantages, stronger, resists shatters, disadvantages, heavier.
Usually comes in 8 or 10oz and needs more resin to wet out, for a short board i'd stick to E or S glass.
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Re: Volan vs normal glass

Postby rodent » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:01 pm

Thanks a mill for that :-D
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