Type of Epoxy??? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-12-2009, 03:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
jadis8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Type of Epoxy???

Is it important to use an epoxy that doesn't shrink or expand? Anybody use the gorilla epoxy? or loctite instant-mix? both have high impact and water resistant and probably will do the job but doesn't mention whether it will shrink or expand. I was also looking at loctite marine epoxy which doesn't shrink or expand but nothing about impact resistance. Which one should i get? By the way, the damage to my board is on the tip of the nose so not on any contact point. Thanks.
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-12-2009, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
Gardner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 36
Default

West System is meant to be the bees knees in epoxy.

What do you want to do with it? Specific application will dictate much about your best option.
__________________
-------

gardner
Gardner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2009, 10:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
jadis8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

came across this adhesive by loctite...

Loctite Consumer Retail Products | Product Detail

anybody use this or heard of it for snowboard repair?
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2009, 10:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
VinXXX
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Your best bet is to go to your local ski/snowboard shop with a few empty 35mm film containers, and ask for a dab of the industrial epoxy they use. That stuff is damn near impossible for the general public to get, but it's the right stuff that will fix it right the first time.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2009, 09:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: PDX
Posts: 105
Default

Do you know what epoxy it is that most shops use for repair? I was thinking that 3M 8115 would work really well for board repair, it was originally for automotive panel bonding and will stick ravenously to anything I've used it on but stays pretty flexable when cured. We used it for bonding stainles steel stencils to a nylon mesh at a previous job of mine. You can get it at any autobody supply shop, industrial finishes for example.
WaterPog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2009, 11:42 AM   #6 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
arsenic0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Posts: 2,106
Default

Just get some good marine epoxy, if applied properly it shouldnt come off.
__________________
'09 151 Never Summer SL-R
'10 K2 T1 DB Bots
'09 Burton Cartel Bindings
arsenic0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums