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Epoxy Resins

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Epoxies shows some differences from polyester resins in that they are cured by a ‘hardener’ rather than a catalyst. The hardener, often an amine, is applied to cure the epoxy by an ‘addition reaction’ where both materials take place in the chemical reaction. The chemistry of this reaction means that there are usually two epoxy … Continued

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Epoxy Composites: Additives for High Performance

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Fillers also play a crucial role in epoxy resin formulations. Reinforcing fibers such as glass, graphite and polyaramid improve mechanical properties to such an extent that epoxies can be used in many structural uses. Other non-reinforcing fillers include: Powdered metals to improve electrical and thermal conductivity Alumina for thermal conductivity Silica for cost reduction, and … Continued

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Make a personalized coffee table top full of memories

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By using epoxy resin, you can make your own coffee table top complete with photos of your favorite holidays, family photos, and events. Once you have your table top, make sure that you seal the outside with tape so that the resin doesn’t come out of the edges. Print out the images you want to … Continued

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Use suggested Amounts Only

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Don’t use excessive amounts of wood glue to try and achieve a better result. Excessive use of these substances is harmful to the user and also to the environment. Refer to the usage instructions and follow them properly. Horizon Epoxy Floor, as a company of many years of experience in this field, has been doing … Continued

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Basics of Epoxy Flooring; Some Points

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Like any surface about to get a new coating, your garage floor must be completely cleaned before you apply the epoxy. The cleaner the floor, the better the adhesion. All residue and traces of oil and grease must be removed before you apply the epoxy. There are several ways to do this, but many products … Continued

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How to Prepare Your Basement Floor?

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Prepare the basement floor before installing epoxy aggregate flooring. Fill any cracks in the concrete. Use a sander to level uneven areas on the floor. Fill large dipped areas with a self-leveling compound. If any filling is required, wait for the floor to completely dry before you carry on with the process. Then, apply an … Continued

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Horizon Epoxy Floor are a leading supplier of moulding, casting, and modelling materials.

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Our wide range of model making products are sourced from around the world to bring you the very latest technologies. We provide expert advice on the correct material selection, and guidance on how to set up and use the products. Drawing on our industry experience we guarantee you’ll save money by getting the job done … Continued

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Epoxy Floors of Anti-Static (Electro-static charge (ESD) Resistant Floors):

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ESD can be hazardous to many work environments. To reduce any static hazards in your spaces, anti-static epoxy floors can be applied. This epoxy floor basically holds a conductive compound that accumulates static electricity that dissipates any potential discharge. An anti-static solution is a highly recommended epoxy floor for spaces that contain flammable materials. Places … Continued

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What Is Epoxy Adhesive?

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The best-known and most widely used form of epoxy around the house is adhesive. And if you haven’t used epoxy for gluing stuff, you should try it. Epoxy is the true “super” glue. While regular superglue (cyanoacrylate) is finicky and won’t hold unless you have perfectly matched parts with virtually no gap whatsoever, epoxy can … Continued

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Structural Adhesives and Epoxy Glues

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Most adhesives known as “structural “or “engineering” adhesives are epoxies. These high-performance adhesives are used to make laminated woods for decks, walls, roofs and other building uses, as well as in other products that require strong bonds to a variety of substrates, for example to concrete or wood. Epoxies can stick to wood, metal, glass, … Continued

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