Customer support for PRO-SET epoxy users
PRO-SET® composite products include a range of versatile epoxies, suitable for a wide range of repair, maintenance and construction applications for composite structures.
Our online guide walks you through basic handling properties, application techniques and quality assurance advice that you’ll find useful for your project.
- Dispensing PRO-SET epoxy
By measuring quantities of PRO-SET Epoxy resin and hardener carefully, you can ensure you get the best, and most long-lasting results.
- Mixing PRO-SET epoxy
After dispensing the correct amounts of PRO-SET resin and hardener for your application, it's important to mix the two thoroughly.
- Pot life and shelf life of PRO-SET epoxy
When choosing the most suitable PRO-SET product for your project, the pot life and shelf life of each available epoxy should play a key part.
- Understanding PRO-SET epoxy cure time
Getting the cure time right is the key to getting a resin/hardener mix that will perform well in each application.
- Post-cure schedules for PRO-SET users
Post-cure schedules vary depending on number of factors, including resin/hardener combination and the desired laminate physical properties.
- Post-curing in moulds for PRO-SET users
Generally, components are post-cured in the mould in which they were laminated. Take these steps to ensure the mould does not distort.
- Methods for heating post-cured PRO-SET epoxy
There are many different ways to heat post-cured PRO-SET epoxy. But which is best for your components and workshop environment?
- Primary bonding, aka the wet lay-up process for PRO-SET users
PRO-SET Laminating Epoxies are designed for the primary bonding of composite materials like fibreglass, carbon and aramid.
- Vacuum bag laminating with PRO-SET epoxy
Vacuum bagging is an excellent clamping method for composite construction. It is a useful laminating technique for PRO-SET epoxy users.
- Infusion using PRO-SET epoxy
The PRO-SET range includes Infusion Epoxies for resin infusion, VARTM, RTM and other closed moulding applications.
- Surface preparation with release fabric for PRO-SET users
If you're going to add another coating on top of the lay-up, place down a release fabric first to get a finely textured, contaminate-free finish.
- Surface preparation for secondary bonding with PRO-SET epoxy
The success of secondary bonding depends not only on the strength of the epoxy, but also on the epoxy to mechanically keying into the surface.
- Secondary bonding with PRO-SET epoxy
Secondary bonding operations include the bonding of structural members, blocking, additional fabric reinforcing coating, fairing and many more.
- Surface preparation for paint for PRO-SET users
You'll need to prepare the surface thoroughly first to ensure that the paint will adhere properly and give a smooth finish.
- Choosing the right gelcoat for use with PRO-SET epoxy
Which type of gelcoat is best for each application?
- Ensure you get the highest quality when you use PRO-SET
Quality control measures can be employed by fabricators, large and small, to assure consistent high performance of PRO-SET epoxies.