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WEST System Six10 Epoxy Adhesive
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WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive

West System Six10 is a thickened epoxy adhesive that combines the strength and reliability of a two-part epoxy with the easy to use convenience of a single part formula.

Cartridges feature mixing tips that ensure the right ratio of resin and hardener is automatically mixed upon application. Easy to apply with a standard caulking gun, Six10's unique non sagging formula lets this epoxy bond tenaciously to wood, metals, fiberglass, and concrete. Colorless resin and hardener.

Are you working on your boat or project after work or on the weekend? Not having to mix resin and hardener beforehand saves time. Are you working overhead, on vertical surfaces, or tight spaces? This thick adhesive won't cause problems with sagging or runoff.

Additional static mixing tips can be purchased separately.

 
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Six10 Application & Cure Time Informaiton

Six10 cures in temperatures as low as 50F. Working time is 42 minutes at 72F. It cures to a solid state in 5-6 hours and will take high loads in 24 hours. The cure time is faster at warm temperatures and slower in cool temperatures. The Six10 cartridge holds 190 ml of epoxy resin and hardener.

To use this adhesive, replace the retaining nut and plug on the West System Six10 dispensing cartridge with the 600 Static Mixer that comes attached to the cartridge. Dispense the mixed 2-part epoxy adhesive using a standard caulking gun.

The efficient internal geometry of the 600 Mixer thoroughly blends resin and hardener in a short mixing length for good application control and a minimum of waste. Place high-strength, non-sagging Six10 thickened epoxy exactly where it's needed in less time and with no mess.

Additional 600 Static Mixer nozzles are available in packages of two or twelve.

If you're doing a small job, you don't have to use the static mixer. Simply squeeze out what you'll need (maybe even a little less- you can always mix a little more if short) onto a piece of poster board or plywood and stir thoroughly. The resin and hardener are slightly different colors; use this color difference to gauge the thoroughness of your mix. All should be a consistent color with no streaks.

BRAND: WEST System
Material: Epoxy
Number Of Parts: Two Part
Strength: Strong
Type: Epoxy Adhesive
Usage: Bonding
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WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive
 
3.8

(based on 13 reviews)

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    (3)

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77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Bonding and filleting made easy

        As an amateur builder, working on evenings and weekends, Six10 is a timesaver. Mixing is limited to unthickened wet out. I can fly with the cartridges, laying the thickened epoxy wherever I...Read complete review

        As an amateur builder, working on evenings and weekends, Six10 is a timesaver. Mixing is limited to unthickened wet out. I can fly with the cartridges, laying the thickened epoxy wherever I want, following up with shaping and filleting. Also holds in situations where my mixes might have run out. I also use it in scarfs to dam the edges of the scarf and then feed more unthickened epoxy (which is stronger) from the top. That's a win-win.

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        I Would Not Recommend.

        I ran a single bead of this glue around the transom frame and when I got back to the start point the color was not the same. In fact the color changed through out...Read complete review

        I ran a single bead of this glue around the transom frame and when I got back to the start point the color was not the same. In fact the color changed through out the beads length. I should have stopped but thinking it would be OK I applied the plywood. Three weeks later the glue in some areas is still not hard. Lucky that these are above the water line. Yes I did waste the first few inches into a cup.

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        5.0

        fly fishing net lamination

        By Netman

        from hudson ma

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Excellent Gap Filling
        • Excellent strength

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

            Great for gluing up wood pieces to fork fishing nets

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            • No
             
            1.0

            Don't waste your money

            By Dave

            from Shamokin, PA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • But Hardens White
              • Dosen't Go Far
              • Expnsive
              • Goes on clear
              • Goes On Clear But Harden

              Best Uses

                Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                I bought this to fill a few gaps that opened up on my new wood driftboat. When I first applied, I was thrilled, went on clear and very easy, so after filling the gaps I thought I'd cover the scratches on my beautiful red oak trim. What a mistake, I came back the next day and my oak trim had white streaks everywhere I applied this epoxy. I have 25 years as a taxidermist and would recommend Jamestown add a product taxidermist use, I believe it is used in the aircraft industry too; taxidermy supply companies sell under the name of Smooth Out or Magic Smooth, much less expensive and harden to almost clear, depending on how thick it is applied.

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great product, but . . .

                By catboater

                from Warwick, R I

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Good Tack
                • Great Bond
                • no mixing
                • Non Sag
                • Tip Not Needed

                Cons

                • Expensive
                • Short Work Time
                • Tip Clogs

                Best Uses

                • Bonding
                • Reaching Awkward Spots
                • Repairs

                Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                I got this to tack between the stitches on a stitch and glue kayak. The tip dispenser is perfect for this. I also used it to bond the pieces for a hatch hold down and the strength is great.

                I did have problems dispensing after only 10 or 15 minutes. I though that since the product isn't mixed until it enters the tip, curing in the tip would not be a problem. This was not the case. I changed tips and finished the tube but had the same problem with the second tube. These were continuous applications but in 20 minutes it became almost impossible to get anything through the tip.

                I did use it without the tip, mixing in a cup and it worked great. Good tack. The parts stayed where I put them. Didn't need clamps.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                JD response improves competition sales

                By Bob09034

                from US Military overseas

                Verified Reviewer

                Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                JD emailed me saying they were cancelling my order of West system six10 because it was hazardous. I immediatly ordered from another sourse and it is in the mail. Will I be likely to order from JD or, the more reliable source? Which supplier will I recommend to others in person and online?

                 
                5.0

                Lifesaver!

                By Lunch Money

                from Goose Bay, MD

                Verified Reviewer

                Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                After pulling the boat and finding numerous jell-coat nicks on the bottom that needed repair, the old system of mixing and then getting it to stick to the boat while you are laying on your back just didn't get it! The ease of "squirting" the mix "up" directly onto the damaged area saved many hours of "mix, mess & drip". I love this stuff. The only drawback is that you can work so fast that you have to watch the rate in which you go thru the mix to insure you pace yourself and have enough to last to the end.

                 
                4.0

                use it all

                By Dave Satter

                from New Jersey

                Verified Reviewer

                Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                Love the product. Remove the nozzle (static mixer) when done cut a small rubber washer to fit in back of nozzle with hole in center, use air pressure hose (blower) to blow through hole to clean out all the epoxy from the nozzle. works great none is wasted.

                (11 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                I Would Not Recommend.

                By jbdhere

                from Indiana

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Failed to mix evenly

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                    I ran a single bead of this glue around the transom frame and when I got back to the start point the color was not the same. In fact the color changed through out the beads length. I should have stopped but thinking it would be OK I applied the plywood. Three weeks later the glue in some areas is still not hard. Lucky that these are above the water line. Yes I did waste the first few inches into a cup.

                     
                    5.0

                    Bonding and filleting made easy

                    By Steve

                    from Willow Street, PA

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easier to shape
                    • No more sagging or loss
                    • Speeds up bonding

                    Cons

                    • Not cheap

                    Best Uses

                    • Awkward bonds and fillets

                    Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                    As an amateur builder, working on evenings and weekends, Six10 is a timesaver. Mixing is limited to unthickened wet out. I can fly with the cartridges, laying the thickened epoxy wherever I want, following up with shaping and filleting. Also holds in situations where my mixes might have run out. I also use it in scarfs to dam the edges of the scarf and then feed more unthickened epoxy (which is stronger) from the top. That's a win-win.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Be warned about actual quantity supplied

                    By preventec47

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    Pros

                    • Very strong epoxy
                    • Works Terrifically

                    Cons

                    • 1 ounce wasted in tip
                    • Expensive for the QTY

                    Best Uses

                    • Verticle surfaces are OK
                    • When convenience needed
                    • When hi strength needed

                    Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                    This is a very strong glue that is thick enough
                    to be applied to vertical surfaces without sag
                    or runoff. It is very convenient to use and store
                    in compact spaces but beware of the limited quantity that is supplied. About six ounces come in the tube and one of those six are wasted in the tip so the tube only delivers about five actual ounces of mixed epoxy so it is best used as adhesive and not for filling etc.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Terrific!

                    By Waterbug

                    from Maine

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Little waste or mess
                    • Very Easy To Apply

                    Cons

                    • Nozzles cannot be reused

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about WEST System Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive:

                      I've used this product in the restoration of a wooden boat. The prethickened epoxy has remarkable nonsagging abilities and sets up well even in colder environments. The use of a caulking gun helps reduce waste and mess, although it's a shame that the mixing tip can't be reused. I recommend buying extras.

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