Chandlery June 2008 Issue

High-Strength Repair Kit

G/flex designed for tough bonding situations.

As Practical Sailor carries out a series of structural and cosmetic repairs on our various test boats, we’ll have the opportunity to test several different brands of epoxy products in real-world situations ranging from bonding to laminating and sealing. Recently, a couple of small bonding projects allowed us try a relatively new product from West System, G/flex. The two-part epoxy system comes two ways: pre-thickened in squeeze-tubes or bottled in a liquid form that can be used for laminating or thickened to a desired consistency for bonding.

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