BONDING CHINES AND BATTENS #2

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BruceB
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BONDING CHINES AND BATTENS #2

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I am bonding chines and battens I am laying them on the wide side coating both surfaces, let stand for a little time the creating a sandwich. The problem I am having is when I apply a little pressure and let stand as time goes by the epoxy slowly leaks out the sides sometimes leaving a air gap in the glued area. I am wondering if I should I should bond them on the narrow side so the under surface keeps it from leaking out?

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Re: BONDING CHINES AND BATTENS #2

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Hi Bruce
Have you thickened the epoxy?
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Re: BONDING CHINES AND BATTENS #2

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I thicken it a little, Should it be more like peanut butter?

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Re: BONDING CHINES AND BATTENS #2

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Yes.

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