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January 13, 2017
At some point, everybody mixes up some silicone or epoxy or urethane and it just doesn’t cure right. There are many things that can affect the curing process. This blog post isn’t meant to cover every thing that could possibly go wrong. These are some of the most common reasons for our products to have issues curing. As always, if you have any questions, send us an email at [email protected] Products.com and we would be happy to help you.
Curing problems common to all materials:
The use by date is shown here on the fourth line of the label, under the cure time.
Curing problems common to silicone:
Tin catalyst silicone (128,125, and 115 translucent silicone):
The humidity is at 68%, which makes it a good day to work with tin catalyst silicone.
Platinum catalyst silicone (Food Grade silicone, silicone putty, and 150 potting and high temp):
A nice thin, quick curing coat of latex.
Too thick a coat of latex, lots of bubbles, it will take forever to cure, and it might not cure all the way through.
Urethane (rubber and casting resin):
These are the more common issues that can affect the curing process for the various materials we carry. For more information, along with Technical Data Sheet for all the materials we have, please go to our website, https://www.aeromarineproducts.com/