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Epifanes Two-Part Polyurethanes

Epifanes two-part polyester saturated, aliphatic urethane coatings are formulated for maximum resin depth and hardness with a long lasting mirror like gloss. Epifanes polyurethane is designed for brush, roller, or spray application. Each package includes base & reactor. Thinning with Polyurethane Thinner For Brush or Polyurethane Thinner For Spray is required for application. Designed for any boat or home applications above the waterline.
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    Technical Specifications

  • Container Size: 750 gr. (500 gr. base + 250 gr. reactor = 750 gr. mixed) 2:1 mix by weight.
  • Gloss: Ultra high gloss
  • Density: 1.00 - 1.40 kg./liter (mixed product) (depending on color)
  • Solids Content : 50 - 55 +/- 2 vol. % (mixed product) (depending on color)
  • Drying times at 65F / 65% RH: Tack free - 3 hours / Tape free - 7 hours, Hard Dry - 8 hours / Recoatable - 24 hours
  • Recommended Film Thickness: Per coat wet - 80 micron / Per coat dry -40-45 microns.
  • Application:
    Brush - Thin 0-10 percent with Epifanes Polyurethane Brush Thinner
    Spray - Thin up to 0-10 percent with Epifanes Polyurethane Spray Thinner
  • Temperature should be between 50 degrees F and 85 degrees F during application with the air humidity level below 85 percent. Avoid painting in too much wind or sun. A rapid loss of solvents will occur under these conditions and will decrease the flowing ability.

BRAND: Epifanes
Number Of Parts: Two Part
Type: Topside Paint
4.0 9

I would buy again but know you are not getting a quart

4

Estimating Coverage was not easy as the combined productdoes NOT equal one quart. Had to order additional paint at additional cost. Do not attempt to apply at temperature in the 80's.

Ken

Georgia

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Highly recommended.

5

We used the white 2 part polyurethane for the deck, cockpit, and cabin of our 25' sailboat We did a complete balsa core and fiberglass replacement on the cabin top, cockpit sole, and deck. After fairing we laid down System Three water based epoxy primer and sanded and cleaned it well. We sprayed the Epifanes using a pressure pot paint gun with a 1.2mm nozzle. Temperature was around 80 degrees. After practicing and tweaking the gun on some pieces of cardboard and plastic sheeting we ended up with the pot set at 10 psi, and the gun set at 30-35psi read on a gauge mounted right at the spray gun. Paint was thinned 10% with Epifanes spray thinner. We laid down a light tack coat and let it flash off for 20 minutes, then laid down a medium coverage coat. Had a few runs in the cockpit but that was my fault. Avoid trying to lay down heavy coats as it will run and sag if you do that. Note that the coverage rates on the can are true per coat so measure your square footage well. It doesn't take long to blow through the 750ml kit. The Epifanes paint sprayed down beautifully and quickly leveled out and merged into a smooth flat finish. It dried quickly and very hard. It has a nice shine, and with all climbing all over the boat with tools when reinstalling hardware it didn't scratch up, but still looked great. Very happy with the results so far.

Johnny O

Conover, NC

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Great shine and easy to use

5

A friend saw the job and bought some to do a project of his own

Greg

Va.

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Best 2 part we have ever used

5

I have used many other 2 parts in boat painting projects - my wife found a color that matched our hull perfectly with Epihane 2 part paints for painting our decks - but she wanted it not overly shiny - they actually made it with a little flatness and we ordered it ..I will tell you it went on perfectly dried perfect and went on like butter ..we have switched over to this paint for all our next boat projects - thank you ..

chriscraft 31

Lake Champlain

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Difficult to Roll/Tip

1

I've so far bought two quarts of this to cover about a 8 sq ft topside area on the cabin of my Whaler. I have never rolled/tipped but have painted with both a roller and painted hundreds of cars in my career. I first don't understand why I can't use a good PPG or Sikkens urethane basecoat/clearcoat on my boat like you would for the car. No one has ever explained that to me. I first used the rolling/tipping method after priming with the Epiphanes primer. I bought a badger hair brush (as recommended), sanded the primer down perfectly, taped everything, used the good cleaner that was recommended. I soaked my brush in the good thinner to clean it as recommended. I immediately started getting bubbles and bumps all over the place with this product when I began to Roll/Tip. I could not get it right. I sanded the paint down several times, wasting product which each use....this stuff aint cheap. After the first quart was gone I decided I'd go back to the old faithful method I'm used to, spraying it on. It's going to be a little messy with overspray but it can't be worse than what the roll/tip looked like....I was wrong! It looked even worse with the gun. I probably could have bought two spray cans of Kilz and done a better job. I have not asked Jamestown for a refund because they are the nicest people out there but I would like a refund from Epiphanes.

HTOWN THE UNHAPPY

Houston, TX

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Too Expensive for what you get

2

This 2-part poly has bumps on it when brushing regardless of how you apply it. I used Epifanes "Brush Thinner" and Red Tree Badger Hair Brush. I tried it with and without thinner. Tried 5% thinner, 20% thinner, it made absolutely no difference. Bumps on finished product. Used clean room paint booth to apply. 72° F. 30% Rh.

Burned

Dawson, ND

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epifanes two part polyurethane

5

I like epifanes two part polyurethane better than perfection plus a bit easier to varnish. It contains less than perfection pkys but covers the same. It turns out awesome and will buy again.

Khin

Great Falls, VA

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Excellent, requires careful application

4

I've used this on boat and residential interior woodwork and soles. Assuming you put the work and time into application, the finish is perfect: even, hard, and durable, better in most cases than the original boat manufacturer's interior finishes. The cons are these: initial coats especially must be very thin (lots of thinner) else some horrible gassy reaction seems to occur with the underlying wood surface; cleanup involves epifanes' expensive proprietary thinners. And because this stuff is so expensive, you need very good discipline about quantities; how you mix, etc. I spent a couple of weeks experimenting with sample pieces before using this product live.If you're not willing to take lots of time to do the job right, or to be obsessively clean, and to measure and time your work obsessively, don't bother with this finish, because you won't get good-looking results. But if you really care about the results, and you're willing to put in the effort, it's the best.

CarpenterSF

San Francisco

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Great results

5

I purchased this product after Interlux Perfection Two Part Varnish was discontinued by the manufacturer. I use the product as a deck finish over western cedar on top of an epoxy base (West System).Overall I like Epifanes over Interlux for the following reasons:1) You have a choice of brush or spray thinners (Interlux had only brush thinners)2) The mix of parts A/B is by weight rather than volume which works well for me. Mixing Interlux by volume seemed approximate and there was always some Part A leftover.3) Epifanes goes on a bit smoother. I use a badger brush and the results are very good.4) There's a 48 hour window for an additional coat with Epifanes. This is convenient in an outdoor application.I cannot say how durable the product is at this time since I've just started using it. But the results do look great.

Michael Lauer

Mitchellville, Maryland

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Epifanes Two-Part Polyurethanes

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