epoxi over polyesther

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by tropicalbuilder, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. tropicalbuilder
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    tropicalbuilder Junior Member

    after laminating PE how long should you wait to apply epoxi?
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Until it cures. That depends on the temperature, humidity and percentage of activator&catalist you used.
     
  3. BATAAN
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    BATAAN Senior Member

    Remember, epoxy sticks to polyester, but polyester will never stick to epoxy.
     

  4. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    As soon as the polyester can be well toothed, you're ready for epoxy.
     
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