WEST System 420 Aluminum Powder will increase the hardness and abrasion resistance of the coated surface and improve its moisture resistance. 420 provides limited protection from ultraviolet light in areas that will not be protected with other coatings, and can be used as a base for subsequent painting. Cures to a metallic gray color.
Add to mixed resin/hardener at the rate of 5%-10% by volume or 1.5 tablespoons per 8 fl oz of epoxy (10 strokes each of resin and hardener from 300 Mini Pumps). 36 oz of 420 will modify up to five gallons of mixed epoxy.
A proprietary blend designed to improve cured epoxy’s moisture exclusion effectiveness. WEST System 422 is used as a barrier coating additive to help prevent gelcoat blistering in polyester fiberglass boat bulls. 422 also increases the epoxy’s abrasion resistance. Cures to a light gray color.
Add to mixed resin/hardener at the rate of 15 to 20% by volume or 3 tablespoons per 8 fl oz of epoxy. 16 oz can of 422 will modify approximately half a gallon of mixed epoxy.