655 G/flex Thickened Epoxy Adhesive

Plastic boat repair kit | Repair canoes, kayaks & more! | Repairs some inflatables too

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Repair plastic canoes, kayaks and inflatables made from HDPE, LDPE, ABS, PVC, or polycarbonate plastic with the contents of this kit.
The Plastic Boat Repair Kit features plastic-friendly 655 G/flex silica-thickened epoxy, and is assembled with the do-it-yourselfer in mind.

The small Plastic Boat Repair Kit (655-K) contains resin and hardener to make 8.4 ounces of conveniently pre-thickened G/flex epoxy, protective gloves, mixing pallets, and mixing sticks.
Illustrated, detailed instructions explain how to repair splits and cracks in plastic boats, attach or repair reinforcement points on inflatable boats, and repair pinhole leaks in inflatables.
All components are contained in a sturdy, re-sealable package.

Click here to view the instructions for how to use this kit.

Watch an informative 3 minute video demonstrating how to use the G-Flex Plastic Boat Repair Kit.

655 G/flex epoxy is a toughened, versatile, pre-thickened epoxy for permanent waterproof bonding of fiberglass, ceramics, metals, plastics, damp, and difficult-to-bond woods.

With a modulus of elasticity of 150,000 psi, it's a bit more flexible than standard epoxies and polyesters, but much stiffer than adhesive sealants.
This gives G/flex the ability to make structural bonds that can absorb the stress of expansion and contraction, shock, and vibration.
Mixed at a 1:1 ratio, G/flex gives you 45 minutes of working time at room temperature. It reaches an initial cure in 7 to 10 hours and full cure in 24 hours.

• Ideal for bonding a wide range of dissimilar materials
• Repair aluminum, plastic and wooden boats, kayaks and canoes
• Can be modified with West System fillers and additives
• Resin is pre-thickened with silica

Comparing G/flex 650 and 655 epoxies
650 G/flex epoxy is "toughened" by the addition of a rubber component to the resin, increasing the cured epoxy's flexibility, tensile strength, and elongation. The mixed resin has the consistency of honey at room temperature.
655 G/flex epoxy has the same formulation as 650 G/flex, but the resin also contains 2% colloidal silica as a thickening agent to lower sagging, allowing it to be used in vertical applications and other situations where you don't want the epoxy to run out of the joint. The mixed resin has the consistency of gel toothpaste.

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