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Gel coats

Shimi Pooshesh Kala co. (Chekad) produces wide range of Gel coats with different kinds of properties with hand layup and spray up viscosities.

Gel coat is the most important part of the composite components, which longevity of composite components and their efficiency depends on the correct selection of gel coat and its applying methods. Also, the responsibility of protecting composite parts from corrosion, erosion, chemical substance, weather conditions, UV, etc… is on Gel coat. Chekad gel coats can be pigmented on demand, to provide a colored, glossy surface which improves the aesthetic appearance, while the clear type is also available.

Gel coats are a crucial component in many composite products and since they are  the exterior protection of composite products, Gel coat type should be chosen wisely and according to the final application.

Below table is a guidance for choosing the right type of gelcoat:

Product Name Description Price

Mechanical

properties

Sagging

 resistance

UV resistance

Ortho Gelcoat For general purpose and suitable for decorative parts $ ** *** ***

ISO Gelcoat

Good UV resistant $$ *** *** *****

NPG-ISO Gelcoat

Good UV and water resistant $$ ** *** *****

Vinyl-ester Gelcoat

 Suitable for acidic conditions and molding $$$$ ***** ***** **

Epoxy Gelcoat

High mechanical properties $$$$$ ****** ****** *

Proper application of a gel coat is crucial to the quality. Ideally, the gel coat applicator will apply 18 mils total gel coat, in 3 passes.

Gel coats are used to produce:

  • Fiberglass boats
  • Bathtubs
  • Indoor and outdoor furniture
  • Decorative walls and parts
  • Car parts
  • Wind turbine blades

Chekad Gel coat types

Product Group