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Life span of epoxy?
By:Peter Schop
Date: 8/15/1998, 9:53 pm
In Response To: A good laugh (Paul A. Lambert)

> You builders out there may like this one. I had not built a boat for
> about a year and had some epoxy hanging around in the workshop. I
> figured," what the heck," and used it on a frame I had just
> finished. ...............

I guess it is better to laugh then to cry. But this brings up a good point. What is the life span of unused epoxy? I thought that I read that the resin and hardener have an unlimited shelf life. I have used epoxy that has sat for over a year with good results. If the resin starts to get cloudy, I put the bottle in a pan of hot water until it is clear again. Am I looking for trouble by doing this?

Messages In This Thread

A good laugh
Paul A. Lambert -- 8/11/1998, 10:15 am
Life span of epoxy?
Peter Schop -- 8/15/1998, 9:53 pm
Re: Life span of epoxy?
Mike Scarborough -- 8/16/1998, 9:34 am
Re: Life span of epoxy?
Mike Spence -- 8/16/1998, 2:54 pm
They are covering their butts (legally)
Paul Jacobson -- 8/16/1998, 9:06 pm
Re: They are covering their butts (legally)
Mike Spence -- 8/16/1998, 10:33 pm
Here is their answer.
Mike Spence -- 8/17/1998, 4:50 pm
Re: Life span of epoxy?
Paul A. Lambert -- 8/16/1998, 6:15 am