heat damage to epoxy coating or glue

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heat damage to epoxy coating or glue

Post by LesForgue » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:46 pm

Is it merely theoretical/hypothetical that epoxy coatings and glues can fail if part or all of a boat surface gets too hot from the sun?
Or is it actually someone's unfortunate experience?

Reason I ask, I'd like to use black filler in epoxy glue for gunnels, decks, and thwarts and concerned about the black substance getting too hot and causing a glue failure.
Thanks in advance for any replies.
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Re: heat damage to epoxy coating or glue

Post by jem » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:34 am

Best way to go would be to ask your epoxy manufacturer about how much heat epoxy can take from air temp and direct sunlight.
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Re: heat damage to epoxy coating or glue

Post by LesForgue » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:33 am

Thanks Matt.
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