GFLex for Rotomolded Kayaks

Discussion in 'Materials' started by rwatson, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. rwatson
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    Impressive product from Gougen Bros that repaired a completely sawn in half Kayak. I had not been aware that this product could be used this way.

     
  2. jonr
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    Flame treatment is a key part of it. The video also says a lot about the durability of thermoplastic boats.
     
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    Yes but kayaks are not ABS.
    What did they say about Polyethelene?
    Sorry, I am too lazy to look.
     
  5. rwatson
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    PVC is the same treatment too. Dont wear out you fingers.

    The Bronze, Copper, Aluminium, and Galvanized Iron use the same G/Flex 655
     
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    Kayaks are not PVC, what about polyethelene, which is what rotomolded kayaks are.
     
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    I dunno, you tell me ? The list is there to look at.
     

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    Give it a test. Flame treat then wet with water. If the water sheets off it ok...if it beads you cant bond
     
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