Don't Do These Things
When Mixing and Installing
- Do not mix an entire unit at once
unless your experience has proven that you can mix a batch this size under the
conditions that you are working. Always start by mixing small batches and
slowly increase your batch sizes as needed.
- Do not contaminate the two
components (resin and/or hardener),
always keep them separated from each other
- Do not use epoxies without proper
personal protection equipment
- Do not use epoxy on unclean or
- Do not use epoxy on applications
in direct sunlight, they will yellow, instead use
- Do not improperly dispose of an
epoxy until it hardens
- Do not mix batches of epoxy that you cannot use within the specified pot
life. Remember that epoxies set much faster at warmer temperatures.
- Do not store your epoxies in hot areas. Storage at hot temperatures will
shorten the shelf life.
- Do not store your epoxy in cold area. Cold storage can
dramatically shorten your shelf life.
- Do not mix epoxy that are very warm. They will have a very shot
- Do not use epoxy after they start
- Do not use an epoxy after they start
- Do not mix epoxy "A" resin into
instead mix epoxy hardener "B" component into epoxy resin component "A"
- Do not stir epoxy only by hand,
instead use a drill mixer of proper size
- Do not use an epoxy that you are not
sure rather it got mixed right or not. If you do not know if a batch is
mixed correctly set it aside and mix a new batch.
- Do not mix your epoxies in unclean
pails. Always use clean pails to mix your epoxy in.
- Do not spread epoxy with a foam or sponge spreader.
- Do not forget to get all your
questions answered before starting your job. Don't make any assumptions.
When in doubt call Epoxy.com tech support.
- Do not use Epoxies when
temperatures of the air or the substrate will drop below 50 degrees F.
Without first consulting with Epoxy.com Tech service for cold installation.
- Do not forget to allow extra time for epoxy to cure when
working at lower temperatures.
See also: Do with Epoxies