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QUESTION:

I found crystals in our epoxy. Does this mean it has gone bad?

 

 

ANSWER:

Crystallization in epoxies can look like salt granules in the otherwise clear liquid. Or the epoxy may look foggy, milky, or grainy. Or it may have solidified. Rest assured, the material has not “gone bad.” Crystallization in epoxies is a common occurrence. It happens because the liquid resin is fighting to return to its natural state, which is a solid form. Once the epoxy has crystallized, it IS usable. You just need to heat-treat the material and return it to the clear liquid state.

Read my article to learn how.

READ THIS FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE:  Helpful Epoxy Tips (and a Few Tricks)

 

  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team April 1, 2019

 

 

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