Definition of gelcoat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛlkəʊt/


The smooth, hard polyester resin surface coating of a fibreglass structure.
Example sentences
  • The ensemble consists of fiber-reinforced plastic, cast epoxy and stainless steel painted with polyester gelcoat, and as installed measures 8 1/2 by 25 by 37 feet.
  • If you decide to use a chemical stripper, be sure it is one formulated for fiberglass; regular strippers will attack the gelcoat.
  • Cracks in the gelcoat used to waterproof the packaging resulted in technical failure due to water short circuiting the power supply.

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