Chopped Strand Mat

Also known as CSM, chopped stand mat is made from chopped strands of glass fiber bound together with powdered or emulsion binders.

It is made from either C-glass or E-glass and mostly used in hand-lay up process alongside glass/carbon/kevlar fiber cloth.

Key Features

  • Compatible with a variety of resin systems
  • Uniformly distributed fiber strands and binder
  • Flexible, good for complex shapes
  • High mechanical strength

Weight

(in GSM)

Filament 

Diameter(in  μ)

Loss on 

ignition(%)

Width

(in mm)

100

11

3-10

1040/2080

250

11

3-10

1040/2080

300

13

2-5

1040/2080

450

13

2-5

1040/2080

600

13

2-5

1040/2080

All the above weights are available in E-glass as well as C-glass and with powder as well as emulsion binders.

Stitched Combo Mat

Stitched Combo Mats are produced by stitching together a layer of CSM with woven roving. These are available in 600, 900, 1000, 1250 gsm etc.