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Awlcraft SE: Awlcraft SE Repair Manual

A step by step manual explaining the proper way to blend an Awlcraft SE Basecoat repair.

Awlgrip: Proper Surface Cleaning…
A clean, dry surface is essential to the success
of any coatings application. Our systems include
products and procedures which will enable….

Awlgrip: Surface Prep Previously Painted Surf…
Sand the imperfections with 80 grit paper creating both a feathered edge and a proper surface profile over which primers and fillers can be applied….

Awlgrip: Surface Prep / Prime Fiberglass / Gelcoat
Heavily crazed and damaged surfaces require
thorough inspection and removal of all damaged
or deteriorated materials. Cracking and….

Interlux: Gelcoat Blister Prevention System…
unpainted fiberglass hulls. Note: If hull has
previously been painted, the antifouling paint…

Interlux: Boat Painting Guide…
Interlux’s Boat Painting Guide and Color Card
gives you a quick overview of all Interlux products
available for both above and below the water…

Interlux: Interprotect for Prevention and Repair…
InterProtect has proven itself to be a universal
primer. Below the waterline it can be used for
corrosion protection on all underwater…

Interlux: Previously Painted Fiberglass Hulls…
If antifouling paint on the boat is unknown
proceed to Option B. If antifouling paint on boat
is known refer to the Interlux® Antifouling…

Pettit: Antifouling Paint Types…
The type of anti‐fouling paint you choose will
depend greatly on many conditions. The main
objectives are to provide the best performing…

Sikaflex: How to bond and seal Mineral Glass…
The direct mineral glazing into frames or directly
into the hull or deck, requires a full understanding
of all the important principles involved….

Sikaflex: How to bond and Seal Plastic Windows…
Most of the organic glazing materials used in boat
building are either clear acrylic sheet (PMMA),
widely marketed under trade names….

Sikaflex: Marine Teak Deck Bedding System…
The Sikaflex®-290 DC adhesive system was
developed specifically for teak decking materials.
This product makes the joints of decking….

Sikaflex: Bonding / Sealing of Fittings / Hardware
All kinds of deck fittings and hardware need to
be securely fixed and totally watertight. Some of
these fittings can be subject….

West System: Epoxy Chemistry…
Mixing epoxy resin and hardener begins a
chemical reaction that transforms the combined
liquid ingredients to a solid. The time it….

West System: Applying Cloth & Tape…
Fiberglass cloth is applied to surfaces to provide
reinforcement and/or abrasion resistance, or in the
case of Douglas Fir plywood, to prevent….

West System: Bonding (Gluing) & Clamping…
This section refers to two types of bonding. Two-step
bonding is the preferred method for most situations
because it promotes maximum….

West System: Bonding Fasteners & Hardware…
Installing screws and other threaded fasteners with
WEST SYSTEM epoxy dramatically improves load
carrying capacity by spreading the fastener’s….

West System: Cold Temperature Bonding…
We have been formulating and using epoxy resins
since 1969—in warm weather and cold, under ideal
shop conditions and in miserable, field repair….

West System: Final Fairing & Finishing…
The first part of this manual describes final fairing
techniques as they apply to boatbuilding and boat
repair. These techniques are also….

West System: Surface Preparation…
Whether you are bonding, fairing or applying fabrics,
the success of the application depends not only on
the strength of the epoxy, but also on how….

West System: Final Surface Prep…
Proper finishing techniques will not only add beauty
to your efforts, but will also protect your work from
ultraviolet light, which will break down….

West System: Problem Solver…
This guide is designed to help identify and prevent
potential problems you may encounter using
WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. If the solutions described….