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Welcome to the Advance Coatings Wiki. Here you will find instructions and documentation on the use of our products.

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This site is an informal "How To" for users of our products. Please consider it a testing ground, and any advice here is used at your own risk for the time being.

Overview

Here are the top level categories of our pages. These pages primarily serve as a resource for our main website, and are not a core part of the wiki. They can be skipped.

Products
Gelcoats
Resins
Putties
Resin Additives
Fiberglass
Miscellaneous Parts

Wiki Specific Pages

Below are more detailed write-ups for certain products.


Safety - Read this page first.

Products

Aliphatic Urethane - A general purpose finish coating.

Epoxy - A highly reactive mixture that forms a strong coat.

Fiberglass - Different types and sold by the roll.

Hull and Deck Putty - A multipurpose polyester adhesive putty.

Guides

Application Notes - Instructions on using our products, with real life examples.

Catalyst Chart - Example amounts of Catalyst to add to Polyester Resin.

Hand Lay Up Guide - Tips for Fiberglass Application

Mold Making

Tools / Misc:

Acetone - A general purpose solvent, for cleaning uncured resins from tools or workspaces.

Catalyst Measuring Syringes - Useful for when working with small amounts of resin.

Foam Cutter - An easy to make tool to cut styrofoam.

Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide - A Hardener/Catalyst for resins.

Mold Release - Wax or Polyvinyl Alcohol.

Nap Roller

Extras

Gallery - Image Gallery

SEM Images - Scanning Electron Microscope images of Advance Coatings products.