A polyester surface coat providing a cosmetic enhancement and exposure improvements to a fiberglass laminate. All Fiber-Tek gelcoats are isophthalic resin based and are a brushing viscosity. The Neutral gelcoat has no color pigments added but with the addition of the Coast Fiber-Tek Color Pigments they can take on any color you want. Use unwaxed gelcoat if you want to put 2 coats of gelcoat on to build a thicker layer. Requires M.E.K.P catalyst for curing.
The table below contains the catalyst chart when using MEKP to catalyze Polyester Resins & Gelcoats. The MEKP Catalyst must be used or the resin or gelcoat will not cure.
Catalyst Volume 25°C 20°C 15°C 10°C
10 ml per litre or 10 drops per oz. 30 min. 2 hr. 4 hr. ---
15 ml per litre or 15 drops per oz. --- 30 min. 2 hr. 4 hr.
20 ml per litre or 20 drops per oz. --- --- 40 min. 2 hr.
NOTE: Working time is approximately 25% of above cure times. Avoid working in extreme temperature or direct sunlight.
WARNING: MEKP Catalyst is a hazardous substance. Use with extreme caution. Contact with eyes may cause blindness. In case of contact, flush with water, consult physician immediately. Vapour is harmful, use adequate ventilation during application.