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QUESTION:

Our technicians might be overmixing epoxy. What advice can you give us?

 

ANSWER:

If you mix too vigorously, you can trap air in the material and introduce bubbles. In the production process, it’s important to dispense a drop of epoxy – not a bubble. So when mixing the material, you want to thoroughly blend Part A and Part B with minimal bubbles. A favorite tip: Instead of mixing for 60-90 seconds, I recommend 25 uniform passes using a consistent mixing rhythm that minimizes bubbles.  Read my article for detailed mixing instructions.

 

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

 

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  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team January 23, 2019

 

 

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