Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide
MEKP is highly flammable. It is also corrosive. Do not leave exposed to skin for long periods of time. Wear protective goggles when mixing resin and hardener together. Keep away from children.
Small amounts of catalyst are required for Polyester Resin hardening. See below for approximate values.
|Catalyst & Resin Mixing Table|
|FOR THIS CONCENTRATION OF CATALYST L-50 OR M-50||1 QUART RESIN||1 GAL. RESIN||5 GALS. RESIN||55 GAL. DRUM 475 LBS.|
|0.5% RESIN||4.7 CC 0.2 OZ.||18.8 CC 0.72 OZ.||94.0 CC 3.6 CC||2.5 LBS. 40 OZ.|
|1% GELCOAT||9.4 CC 0.4 OZ.||37.6 CC 1.44 OZ.||188 CC 7.2 OZ.||4.95 LBS. 79 OZ.|
|1.5%||14.1 CC 0.54 OZ.||56.4 CC 2.2 OZ.||282.0 CC 10.8 OZ.||7.4 LBS 119 OZ.|
|2%||18.8 CC 0.72 OZ.||75.2 CC 2.9 OZ.||376.0 CC 14.4 OZ.||9.9 LBS. 158 OZ.|
Note: These chemical reactions are temperature sensitive. Best results happen between 60°F - 80°F. We recommend you start at 1% for resins. Do NOT go lower than ½% for resin. We recommend you start at 1-1.5% for Gelcoats. Do NOT go lower than 1% for gelcoats.
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Hand Lay Up Guide - Detailed instructions for Polyester Resin application.