How much epoxy do I need for my project?

ESTIMATING USAGE

The tables below are a guide for estimating the amount of material recommended, depending on the end use.

 

Coating Plywood/Hardwood

Mixed resin/hardener coverage in square feet per gallon

 

 

 Seal Coat

 

 Build Coats

*Softwood

 

200-250

 

400/4 mils

Hardwood

 

250-300

 

400/4 mils

Vertical Surface

 

200-250

 

500/3 mils

*Some soft wood materials will require 2 seal coats due to higher absorption.

 

Fiberglassing

Mixed resin/hardener coverage in square feet per gallon

 

 

Wet-Out

 

 Fill Coats

4 oz. cloth

 

150

 

300

6 oz. cloth

 

130

 

250

10 oz. cloth

 

100

 

170

24 oz. Biaxial Tape

 

32

 

40

 

Adhesive Glue Lines

 

 

Thickness

Softwood

Sq./Ft./Gal.

Hardwood

Sq./Ft./Gal.

Clamped Joints

3-4 mils

400

500

Vacuum Bagging

8 mils

200

200

Stapled Veneer

20 mils

80

80

 

 

Fillets

 

Fillet Size

1/4” X 1/4”

1/2” X 1/2"

3/4” X 3/4”

1” x 1”

Ounces Per Linear Foot

4

8

11

14

 

 

Fairing

 

Fairing Thickness

1/16”

1/8”

1/4 “

3/8”

Ounces Per Square Foot

5

10

20

30

 

 

 

U-TAH Cartridge*

 

Bead Size

1/8” x 1/8”

1/4” x 1/4"

3/8” x 3/8”

T-88

44’

22’

11’

GelMagic

34’

17’

9’

Quick Cure 5 & 15

44’

22’

11’

*The units reflected are linear feet per cartridge.

 

System Three® Resins, Inc.  P.O. Box 399, Auburn, WA 98071

 

The information contained herein is based on the data available to us and is believed to be correct. However, System Three Resins, Inc. makes no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of these data or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. System Three assumes no responsibility for injury from the use of the product described herein.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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