SailNet Community - View Single Post - Epoxy screws
Thread: Epoxy screws
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 06-21-2013
pauloman's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Re: Epoxy screws

the only difference with underwater epoxy is that it uses curing agents etc. that don't react with the water during cure...

epoxy is sort of a medium hard plastic - not very strong or scratch resistant. The epoxy you used is known for it's brittleness.

bond strength is a surface area issue. - you want to get max surface area - ie. the bottom of the al. strip.

one common fix is to mix sand into the epoxy and spread over the worn areas. When that also wears down you mix up a bit more epoxy and sand and reapply.


epoxy supplier
pauloman is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome