Sea-Hawk Gel Coat features excellent weather resistance, resistance to water blistering, prolonged hull-life expectancy, and a great look. It can be used to patch, re-gel coat, or repair.
Chemical resistant Isophthalic NPG gel coat meets the rigid requirements of a variety of applications including boating, transportation, and sanitation. Recommended application thickness is between 16-20 mils to allow for considerable water sanding, compounding and repolishing.
Each quart and gallon of Gel Coat includes a tube of wax additive and MEKP catalyst, except for Snow White Gel Coat #8115 quart and gallon, which include MEKP catalyst only.
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NOTE: Due to computer monitor color calibration differences, color swatches may not accurately represent the actual paint color.
Features & Benefits
Premium marine grade gelcoat
Ready to use, easy to spray, sag resistant
High gloss retention
Excellent weatherability and chemical resistance
Resistance to water blistering
Sizes: Quart, Gallon
Shipping Weight: 9-11 Lbs/Gal (Depending on color)
Flash Point: 82-88°F
Typical Film Thickness: 18 millimeters (+/- 2 millimeters)
Catalyst Level (MEKP): 1.2% minimum - 3.0% maximum
Gel Time at 1.8% MEKP Catalyst at 77°F: 10-17 minutes
Theoretical Coverage: Approximately 48-52 Sq. Ft./Gal. at typical film thickness
Storage: Avoid prolonged exposure at temperatures above 85°F and exposure to direct sunlight. Increased storage temperatures will negatively effect shelf life. Store in a cool place.
Shelf Life: 120 days when stored under cool, dry conditions.
Application Method: This product may be applied by airless and conventional spray, solvent resistant rollers and brushes for small areas only.
Dry Times & Overcoating Intervals
Is this gel coat compatible with epoxy resins. can it be applied as a shiny finish coat over carbon fiber parts made with epoxy resin.
Gel Coat can be applied over epoxy, the trick is to prepare the epoxy correctly. Wash the epoxy with water and a scotchbrite pad scrub to remove any amine blush. Sand, and clean well with acetone. Let dry then you can apply the gel coat.
JD Tech Team
how far will this go i have an 18.5 foot canoe im looking at redoing?
Sorry, we still have not completed our project a pool slide perhaps someone else can answer thanks!
Got the wrong stuff!
The gel coat was fine. Great stuff. Exactly what I needed. It didn't, however, show up on the first try. I got some gray paint that was supposed to go to a poor guy in Kentucky. Maybe he got my gel coat, I don't know. What I do know, though, is that when I called JD and informed them of my sadness, they told me to keep the paint and fired off another quart of gel coat post haste. It's here now and I'm eager to use it.
Directions not good
The product was supposed to be a quart I only got 24oz not 32oz not happy abou that. Other products I have purchased in the past (HI bond) would tell you add .5 oz of hardner based on ideal temperatures. They took the math out of it. When you are using 16oz at a time it can make complicated. I like hi bond much better in this department. If hi bond came in different colors I would have bought it.