Surfacing Technology

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Application Modules
This general document provides guidelines for spray guns, catalyst, and other application tips.
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Buffing & Polishing with Aqua Buff® 

Products—
Aqua Buff® 1000F
Aqua Buff® 1000W
Aqua Buff® 2000

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Finished Products:  Epoxy Pre-Preg Molding

Products—Duratec® Vinyl Ester Primer (1702-006 Black, 1794-006 White, 1799-006 Grey)

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Finished Products:  Epoxy Resin Transfer Molding (Wet Laid Epoxy)

Products—

Duratec® Vinyl Ester Primer (1702-006 Black, 1794-006 White, 1799-006Grey)

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Manufacturing Application:  Surfacing Clay Models and Patterns

Products—
Duratec®Polyester Surfacing Primer (702-003 Black707-002 Grey, 714-002 White)
Duratec® Polyester Hi-Gloss Coating ( 904-046 Black )
Duratec® Vinyl Ester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (1902-045 Black, 1904-045 Clear1908-045 Orange)
Duratec® Thinner (39LAC-3)

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Manufacturing:  Surfacing Direct Molds

Products—

Duratec® Sealer (823A)
Duratec® Polyester Surfacing Primer (707-002)
Duratec® Vinyl Ester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (1904-045)
Duratec® Thinner (39LAC-3)
Aqua-Buff® Tuff-Stuff Rapid Cut Compound
Aqua-Buff® GlossMaster Polish

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Mold Making:  Using Duratec instead of Gelcoat

Products—

Duratec Vinyl Ester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (1902-045 Black , 1904-045 Clear, 1908-045 Orange)

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Mold Repair

Product—
Duratec®Vinyl Ester Repair Putty
1802-007 Black
1804-007 Untinted
1808-007 Orange

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Pattern Finishing:  Surfacing Urethane Tooling Board

Product—
Duratec®Vinyl Ester Primer 1799-006 Grey

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Preparing  Wood & MDF Pattern Surfaces

Products—
Duratec® Polyester Sealer (823)
Duratec® Polyester Surfacing Primer (702-003 Black707-002 Grey, 714-002 White)
Duratec® Polyester Hi-Gloss Coating (904-040 Clear, 602-021 Black, 608-021 Orange, 614-021 White)
Duratec® Vinyl Ester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (1902-045 Black, 1904-045 Clear)
Duratec® Thinner (39LAC-3)
Aqua-Buff® Tuff-Stuff Rapid Cut Compound
Aqua-Buff® GlossMaster Polish

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Surfacing Application:  Complete Resurfacing of Polyester or Vinylester Mold Laminate

Duratec® Vinyl Ester Mold Repair Putty (1802-007 Black, 1804-007 Untinted, 1808-007 Orange, 1814-007 White)
Duratec® Polyester Surface Primer (702-003 Black, 707-002 Grey, 707-082 Light Grey, 714-002 White)
Duratec Vinyl Ester Primer (1799-006 Grey, 1702-006 Black, 1794-006 White)
Duratec® Polyester High Gloss Coating (904-040 Clear, 602-021 Black)
Duratec® Vinyl Ester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (1902-045 Black, 1904-045 Untinted, 1908-045 Orange)
Duratec® Thinner (39LAC-3)
Duratec® Pot Life Extender (39GELX)

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Surfacing Application: Surfacing Vacuum Forming Molds 

Products—
Duratec®Vinyl Ester Primer (1702-006 Black, 1794-006 White,1799-006 Grey)

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Topcoating:  Wood and MDF Surfaces

Products—
Duratec® Polyester Sealer (823 Clear)
Duratec® Polyurethane Wood Sealer (5604-002 Part A Clear and 5604-002 Part B Clear)
Duratec® Polyester Hi-Gloss Coating (904-040 Clear, 602-021 Black, 608-021 Orange, 614-021 White)
Duratec® Polyester Hi-Gloss Topcoat (904-046 Clear)
Duratec® Thinner (39LAC-3)

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