Retail Fibreglass & Resin Sales

Retail Sales: Fibreglass, Resin &
Polycarbonate & Acrylic

Have a fibreglass project that you want to undertake at home?? We now have Retail Fibreglass & Resin Sales. 

Everything you need to complete your project can be found for sale in our showroom at 191 Adelaide Road, Murray Bridge.
Items in stock and ready to go include:

  • Polyester Resin
  • Acetone
  • Catalyst (Hardener)
  • Flowcoat
  • Talc Powder
  • 450GMS Chopped Strand Mat (CSM)
  • 200GMS Woven Cloth
  • Glass Tape (25mm, 50mm, 75mm & 100mm wide)

And a range of other products are available on request or by special order by contacting the office.

Retail Fibreglass & Resin Sales:

Acrylic & Polycarbonate: The difference!

Acrylic & Polycarbonate Sheeting
Ever smashed something glass and thought there has to be a tougher, cheaper alternative out there?? Maybe you have a piece of “Perspex” that you need to replace? Don’t know where you’d find someone who can help!!

Look no further, Newell Composites stocks a range of clear Acrylic (perspex), polycarbonate and diffuser sheeting. With full sheets available in stock getting the right piece for your application is no worries. We can even cut it to size and can drill any holes, meaning all you need to do is order, collect and you are ready to go.

Not sure what you really need? Your’e pretty sure its “perspex” but what does that really mean. Fear not, in order to make it easier Newell Composites have laid out the FACTS!!

Acrylic Facts:
  • Shinier product & greater clarity
  • 17 times the impact resistance of glass
  • Greater resistance over polycarbonate for evenly distributed load (doesn’t flex as easy)
  • Greater resistance to scratching  
  • Can be polished smooth
  • Greater UV resistance & does not yellow over time
  • Available in a wider range of colours
  • Very Rigid
  • Cracks easier
  • Drilling can easily cause cracking
  • Prone to chipping
Common Uses:
  • Motorcycle helmet visors
  • Helicopter and submarine windows
  • Hockey rink glass
  • Interior layer of storm window linings
  • Animal and reptile enclosures
  • Fish tanks and aquariums
  • Light fixtures
  • Point of purchase display and signage
  • Automotive trims
Polycarbonate Facts:
  • 250 times the impact resistance of glass
  • Less ridged than acrylic & can be purchased in flexible grades
  • Can handle temperatures up to 240 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Highly resistant to acids and other chemicals such as gasoline
  • Can be drilled without cracking
  • Can be cold formed/bent without heating
  • Low level of flammability
  • Easier to scratch
  • More expensive than acrylic
  • Poorer clarity, cannot be polished to restore clarity
  • Low level resistance to abrasive cleaners and surfaces
  •  Can be dented
Common Uses:
  • Window well covers
  • Automobile windows and windshields
  • Reusable drinking bottles
  • Computers and phone cases
  • Transparent visors for football and hockey helmets
  • Molds for urethane and silicone casting
  • Machinery guards
  • LED light pipes and diffusers
  • Bullet-resistant “glass”

Instructions for Fibreglass Kit

Basic instructions for using a fibreglassing kit purchased from Newell Composites.

Acrylic & Polycarbonate Care

Storage, Cleaning & Handling advice for your acrylic & polycarbonate sheet.

Ready to work with us?