SailNet Community - View Single Post - oil vs varnish vs epoxy
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 09-02-2013
pauloman
Member
 
pauloman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: oil vs varnish vs epoxy

the best is an thin coat of epoxy (solvent thinned) as a primer and sealer - providing a stable surface for a few coats of traditional spar varnish. Win-Win the epoxy stabilizes the surface, the varnish provides color gloss and uv protection.

A two part lpu with uv blockers (there are a few of these around) can optionally go over the varnish - protecting the organic varnish


Paul Oman - MS. MBA
A.K.A. “Professor E. Poxy”
Internet Epoxy Confederation (IEC) Homepage
epoxies since 1994
Member: NACE (National Assoc. of Corrosion Engineers) -- SSPC (Soc. of Protective Coatings

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