TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System
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  • TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System
  • Thixo Wood Wet State
  • Thixo Wood Fully Cured

TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System

TotalBoat Thixo Wood is a thickened epoxy adhesive that provides the same strength, convenience, and reliability of the original Thixo 2:1 epoxy system, but cures to a dark brown wood colored finish. It is ideal for filleting as well as stitch & glue bonding for wooden boat construction and restoration.

Thixo Wood can be used both above and below the waterline on all types of wood. Once cured, the hardened epoxy is 100% waterproof, sandable, and paintable.

This convenient point and shoot system comes in an easy to use 185ml adhesive cartridge that fits all standard caulking guns. Optimal working temperatures range from 55-80°F.

Made with over 25% renewable materials!

Attention: This versatile 2:1 epoxy system comes equipped with two free static mixing tips to ensure an accurate mixing ratio every time. Additional tips sold separately.

 
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PHYSICAL PROPERTIES  VALUE  TEST METHOD 
Color  Brown  Visual 
Hardness, Shore D  82  ASTM D2240 
Tensile Strength, psi  7,200  ASTM D638 
Tensile Modulus, psi  437,000  ASTM D638 
Tensile Elongation, %  6.2  ASTM D638 
HDT, Post Cured, Degrees F  132  ASTM D648 
Compressive Strength, psi  9,800  ASTM D695 
Flexural Strength, psi  10,100  ASTM D790 
Flexural Modulus, psi  413,000  ASTM D790 
Tensile Adhesion, Wood, psi  1,390  ASTM D4541 
HDT, Room Temp Cure (deg F)  124  ASTM D648 
Cured Density (lbs/in3)  .042  ASTM D792 
Volumetric Yield (in3/lb)  23.7  ASTM D792 
Volumetric Shrinkage (%)  3.5  ASTM D792/D1475 
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES  VALUE  TEST METHOD 
Resin Density @ 77degF (lb/gal)  9.2  ASTM D1475 
Hardener Density @ 77degF (lb/gal)  8.4  ASTM D1475 
Resin Color - Part A  Brown  Visual 
Hardener Color - Part B  Dark Brown  Visual 
Mix Ratio by Weight  100A:46B  Calculated 
Mix Ratio by Volume  2A:1B  Calculated 
Gel Time @ 77degF, 150g mass (mins)  50  ASTM D2471 
Vertical Sag Resistance (in)  3/8  Vertical Surface 
Handling Time of Bead/Glue Joint (hrs)  6-8   
Full Cure (days)  3-7   
Working Temperature (deg F)  55-80   
BRAND: TotalBoat
Material: Epoxy
Number Of Parts: Two Part
Type: Epoxy Adhesive
Usage: Bonding
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TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System
 
3.8

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4.0

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By A

from Rochester, NY

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Blends and smooths well.
  • Visually Pleasing

Cons

  • Small amount per container.

Best Uses

  • Glueing and filleting wood and plywood.

Comments about TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System:

After writing my first review ("Not quite ready for prime-time"), I contacted JD and talked to Tom. He recommended that I heat the cartridge before using (to about 90 deg F). This improved things immensely, I was able complete the filleting that had come to a halt when I couldn't force the glue through the mixing tube. It is still necessary to use a powerful caulking gun, but other than that the stuff seems to work well: applies smoothly and is a pleasant wood color. However, it may be helpful to be aware that the cartridges are only about 1/3rd full, so you get a lot less for your money than you might expect.

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2.0

Not quite ready for prime time

By Andrew

from Rochester, NY

About Me Advanced

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult to Use

    Best Uses

      Comments about TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System:

      I planned to use this product to fillet around frames and chines in the interior of a plywood bass boat (new construction). I used it with a powerful caulking gun (18:1 thrust ratio). The stuff is basically impossible to use. I used two hands plus an assist by forcing the push rod against a hard surface. I could barely squeeze the epoxy out. The problem seems to be that one component (the resin, I assume) is so thick it can't get through the mixing tube without tremendous force. I tried heating the tube, but this seemed to have very little effect.

      I bought the product about a year ago and have only just gotten the chance to use it. So, I'm guessing that my difficulties may be due to a rather short shelf life.

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      5.0

      A really great product

      By Norticboats

      from Grass Valley Ca

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well
      • Visually Pleasing
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoor
        • Outdoor
        • Quick Fix
        • Wood Trim

        Comments about TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System:

        I have used Thix on several occasions now. I have used the application tip as well as placing a small amount on a mixing board and mixing it with a epoxy stick. I love the colored Thix as it blends with much of the work I do. I just completed a hexagon butcher block cutting board from a walnut blank and it blends perfectly. It is a fairly slow cure so be sure to jig it up and let it cure overnight. The viscosity is perfect as it spreads like a creamy peanut butter. Stays put once spread but is very smooth and easy to spread.

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        4.0

        Works well for filling gaps.

        By Skipper4517

        from Corpus Christi, TX

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Easy To Useif Not Cold
        • Weather Proof

        Cons

        • expensive
        • Very Difficult If Cold

        Best Uses

          Comments about TotalBoat Thixo Wood 2:1 Epoxy System:

          After removing my metal rubrails to finish the wood,
          I saw that some screw holes were very close to the wood edge. I used Thixo wood to fill 2 inches of a small void above the wood edge(not visible under the rubrails).This fortified the wood edge where new holes would be drilled when rubrails were replaced.
          NOTE: If thixo is too cool it is VERY difficult to squeeze out of the mixing tips. I heated mine by laying it in the sun or in front of a heater for a few minutes.Warm weather use should be no problem.

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