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Epoxy sealer (clear) for wood and concrete

4.151 GEMCOAT ES 2:1
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Epoxy sealer (clear) for wood and concrete

GEMCOAT ES 2:1 LV is a low viscosity epoxy resin formulated for use as a hard, resistant, clear sealer for timber and other substrates (consult GemCo). It is particularly suited to filling cavities up to 20mm deep in one pour due to its air release & low viscosity - it is commonly used in decoupage applications. It has been used by hobbyists, crafts, woodturners, electrical component manufacturers etc.

Download 4.151 GEMCOAT ES 2:1 Product Sheet

Physical properties

  • Appearance: Base - clear liquid Hardener - clear liquid
  • Odour: low odour
  • Flammability: non flammable
  • Solids: 100%
  • Coating Type: Epoxy
  • Packaging: 1,2,10, 20 litre two part pack & 200L drums
  • Mix ratio: 2:1(base : hardener)
  • Pot Life: Approximately 30 min @ 20 ┬░Celsius (200g mix)
  • Coverage: 1 sq metre/litre @ 1 mm thickness ( typical - depends on substrate)
  • Dry to Recoat: Typically overnight - will vary according to temperature & humidity.
  • Tensile strength:* 3000 psi
  • Compressive strength* 7000 psi
  • Shore hardness:* 70 *typical value

Surface Preparation

  • Test patch is recommended on a new substrate or if the product has not been used before.
  • All surfaces to be clean, dry, and free of loose material.
  • Thoroughly solvent wipe wooden surfaces to remove any oily deposits and allow to dry.

Method of Application

  • For best results store , apply, & cure resin at temperature of 25 ┬░ C.
  • Add 1 part hardener to 2 parts base (by volume) and thoroughly hand mix .
  • Hand mix small quantities with a stick taking care to scrape sides & bottom of container then allow to sit for a few minutes for air to come out - watch pot life.
  • Pour in to cavity to be filled and leave product to self level then use a gas flame or heat gun (if required) waved gently over the surface to release any air bubbles.
  • Allow to cure in a dust free environment. The product can be cut and polished although the finish is often good enough without this.
  • Cutting & Polishing - wet sand with 600 then 1200 grit paper until a uniformly flat surface is achieved. Buff with 3M Perfect It III 5958 cutting compound (or equivalent) until level of gloss required is achieved. A coat of 3M Perfect-It III polish (or equivalent such as Diamond Cutting Compound 2.0) can be applied to give a very high gloss finish.
  • Note: GEMCOAT ES 2:1 LV can be used on bar & table tops but GEMCOAT ES 1:1 is better suited to this type of use

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
  • Do not ingest.
  • Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Protective clothing ,eye protection, and gloves should be worn.
  • Do not breathe vapor or spray.
  • Keep away from children.
1.5 Litre Kit