This renowned boat construction book was written by epoxy pioneer Meade Gougeon, a founder of Gougen Brothers, Inc. Decades of experience building with wood and epoxy are compiled in this classic on wood/epoxy boat building, popularly known as cold molding. Extensive chapters describe lofting, safety, tools, and construction methods with the aid of hundreds of detailed illustrations and photographs. This 5th edition includes new and updated material and a revised layout for easier navigation. Used as a textbook in many boat building schools. Over 100,000 copies in print.
Pro-Set 3 Gal Kit (S) Vivid Bright Surfboard Resin (SBE-163, 2 Gallons) with Slow Hardener (SBE-265, 1 Gallon)
The Vivid Bright SBE-163 contains the most optical brighteners of Pro-Set's 3 different surfboard epoxies, great for lighter weight laminations and super bright boards. For more subtle brightening try the Classic Bright SBE-160 or for ultimate clarity and use over dark substrates try the Absolute Clear SBE-166.
Slow Hardener has an estimated pot life of 24-30 minutes at 77F.
SUPER SAP® CLR Epoxy Resin is Entropy's flagship, high-performance clear coating epoxy resin system. The CLR system is a water clear, UV stabilized epoxy system for applications that require a low color, low yellowing epoxy resin such as high color applications. This system features a quick air-release and world-class UV resistance package. SUPER SAP® CLR works with multiple hardeners to match your working parameters. It has an ideal viscosity for a wide range of applications that use hand layup techniques with fast room temperature cures.
SUPER SAP® ONE Epoxy Resin with ONF hardener has the highest biobased content of all the resin systems in the Entropy product line up.
Entropy's Super Sap ONE High Bio-Based Laminating Epoxy is the industry leader for USDA BioPreferredSM certified, ambient cure, laminating epoxy system. Based on Entropy's original SUPER SAP® 100/1000 formula, this new system features a faster speed, lowered viscosity, and includes quick air-releasing properties ideal for fiber-reinforcement composite laminations and coatings. ONE is a SUPER SAP® Formulation designed to achieve an excellent balance of high-performance and industry-leading, renewable, biobased content.
Fast Cure: 18 min pot life, 3 HR tack free time (77F)
Entropy’s Super Sap CCR Clear Casting Epoxy is a clear, UV-stabilized epoxy system designed specifically for casting, potting, and embedding applications. Low color and low viscosity allow for bubble-free, crystal-clear castings ideal for art and hobby applications. This SUPER SAP® formulation features two hardener speeds; slow (CCS) for high build casting epoxy applications and fast (CCF) for quick, small project fast casting epoxy applications such as resin jewelry and more. Mix ratio is 2:1 Resin:Hardener by volume.
CCF Fast Cure: 90 min pot life, 24 HR tack free time
CCS Slow Cure: 360 min pot life, 72 HR tack free time
Also available in Kits with Fast (CCR/CCF) or Slow (CCR/CCS) cure speeds.
Entropy's CPS Slow Hardener is for use with the CPM Compression Molding Epoxy Resin for fast cycle times in heat-assisted molding processes of fiber-reinforced composites.
CPM Compression Molding Epoxy is a versatile system designed specifically for the compression molding processes of composite parts. CPM system delivers a high bio-content, excellent fiber wetting qualities, and thixotropic characteristics to limit sag in high-temperature cure applications. A high modulus combined with excellent elongation properties enable durable yet lightweight composite parts. CPM is a SUPER SAP® Formulation.
CPS Slow Cure: 50 min pot life, recommended full cure time of 40 min at 180 degrees F/82 degrees C.
3 Pint Kit #2, System Three General Purpose Epoxy with Medium Hardener, Kit includes 1 quart of epoxy and 1 pint of hardener, (48oz total).
System Three General Purpose Epoxy is a time proven workhorse that is available in 3 hardener speeds, fast, medium, slow. Originally developed for wood epoxy boat building it has great adhesive properties an is very flexible. Works great for making putties and as a hand lam resin.
Pot life at 77F is, 15 min for fast, 30 min for medium, 70 min for slow.
(F)3 Quart Kit Silvertip Laminating Epoxy and Hardener
System Three Silvertip epoxies are our preferred epoxies for boat building. The laminating resin system is perfectly clear and easy to use. It also is a blush free epoxy making boat building much simpler by not having to deal with blush between coats.
The System Three Silvertip Epoxy also features an easy to use 2:1 mix ratio that can be dispensed with plunger pumps or by measuring.
More information on using epoxies can be found in the Epoxy Book