How to re-use your epoxy paintbrush

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by Wulkie, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Wulkie
    Joined: Nov 2017
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    Wulkie Junior Member

    I think I made a discovery.

    please let me know if anyone knew about this before

    in order to avoid throwing away your paintbrush after the epoxy work or to avoid using expensive chemicals to clean it you can do a very simple, easy and fast way to stop the curing process.
    i made a short video that is posted on my youtube page illustrating the method:


    the paintbrush in this video was kept one month in the freezer for testing and I used it already 3 times. it's soo cool!

    Thanks for your thoughts on this.
    Wulkie
     
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  2. Tiny Turnip
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    Tiny Turnip Senior Member

    Thanks for this! I shall give it a go next time!
     
  3. sdowney717
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    sdowney717 Senior Member

    You can also freeze polyurethane and silicone tubes.
    5200 will not harden in the freezer.
     
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