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PREVENTING & RESOLVING WHAT IS CRYSTALLIZATION AND HOW TO STOP IT What is Crystallization Crystallization of epoxy resin formulations is not uncommon and in some cases is a reflection of the high-performance nature of these materials. Under the right conditions, any epoxy resin can crystalize. Crystallization may present itself initially as cloudiness but can proceed to suspended crystals, sedimentation, and eventually a solid mass, given enough time under the right environmental conditions. Similar to other types of crystal growth (i.e. water freezing to become ice) the process of epoxy crystallization is a reversible phase change from liquid to solid. The...

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LEARN MORE ABOUT EPOXY There is a special vocabulary used for epoxy formulation, chemistry, and processing. To learn more about epoxy, it’s a good idea to become familiar with those terms and their definitions. We’ve put together a glossary epoxy-related terminology as used throughout this website and on our Entropy Resins technical datasheets and product labels. While many of these words are no doubt familiar to you already, they can sometimes take on a different nuance when used specifically in reference to epoxy resins, hardeners, and processing. Ambient Temperature: The temperature of the air or material in contact with the...

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Swell Composites is committed to creating a sustainable circular economy. That is why we source the most environmentally friendly products for the Canadian public. We know that merely selling ethical products is not enough; you have to give back to help shape the world you want to live in. That is why we are committed to donating $5 from every order to charity.  WHERE OUR $5 DONATION GOES $2 from every order will be donated to a COVID Charity to help fight this pandemic. You can read more about our COVID charity donations here. $3 from every order will be donated...

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Since we started this campaign in April we have been able to donate over $2000 to different charities across Canada.  Since then we have updated our donation campaign. Swell Composites will now donate $2 from every order to a COVID-19 charity. We want to do our part to help our communities get through this pandemic as safely as possible. If you have any questions about our policies, please email or call us.Stay home, stay safe & wash your hands! We are still donating $5 from every order to charity. If you want to see our other donation campings click here.   The...

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  How do I find out the spindle (hub) size on my (sanding) Machine? Google the make and model of your machine or refer to the manual to find out that important information. What is the best all-around sanding, pad? Our best sellers are the Red Medium Cloth Flexpad both the 8 inch and 6 Inch Flexpad. This foam density allows for multiple speeds.  Both are the best workhorse to start with. What kind of sandpaper do I use with the Yellow SB9 or White SB12 Velcro shaping/sanding blocks? Use our special 4 1/2" x 11" Indasa sandpaper or 4.5"x11" Mirka...

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