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Spirit of the Gougeon brothers driving epoxy resins today

From the humblest garage build to the fastest maxi racer the Gougeon Brothers re-wrote the script when it came to modern boatbuilding Faster, Higher, Tougher, Stronger is best known as the motto of Olympic achievement but...


10 myths about epoxy resins – part 5

Epoxy is a mysterious thing, which is why there are so many myths about it. Some say, for example, that epoxy gels too quickly and is too short in a liquid state and that it...


10 myths about epoxy resins – part 4

What can't epoxy do? We’re here to shatter two more epoxy myths, this time with the help of technical expert Hamish Cook. If you thought WEST SYSTEM epoxy is only good for wood and reinforced...


10 myths about epoxy resins – cold weather – water

We sailed halfway in our race to discover and shatter 10 myths about epoxy. they say epoxy will not dry in the cold or under water but that is not the case says our epoxy...


10 myths about epoxy resins – Stiffness / strength / strength 2 part

Our epoxy expert David Johnson confirmed that epoxy definitely sticks to polyester - and also has better adhesion values. In this series of breaking myths, we will break the myth of strength / strength and...