What is the proper way to mix the components of PEGATANKE® epoxy?
In the case of PEGATANKE®, PEGATANKE® White and PEGATANKE® Steel, mix the contents of packs 1 and 2 in equal parts and stir for 3 minutes until uniform consistency is achieved. In the case of PEGATANKE® Transparent, mix in equal parts and stir for 30 seconds. It is important to respect these proportions and times for optimal results.
How long before the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture dries?
This time may vary according to room temperature. In a warmer environment (25°C to 40°C – 77ºF to 104ºF) it will harden faster. It also varies depending on the amount of product used. The greater the amount of product used the faster the mixture hardens.
When using PEGATANKE®, can you touch it with your hands and then wash them? Can you remove it from your skin?
We always suggest handling the product with gloves and tools suitable for both mixing and application. If the glue adheres to your skin and it is too late to remove it, eventually your skin will reject and remove the glue. It will all depend on the time between contact with glue and washing of skin, but we do not recommend mixing with bare hands.
What should I do if my pet eats the PEGATANKE® mixture?
If your pet swallows the product you should immediately take it to the vet. It’s important to act quickly, orderly and balanced, without falling into despair. Professional veterinarian supervision is essential in such cases.
After cured can the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture conduct electricity?
Once cured, PEGATANKE® epoxy is an insulating or non-conductive dielectric glue, ideal for repairs in electrical and wiring infrastructures.
Can gasoline or other fuels damage PEGATANKE® epoxy?
PEGATANKE® epoxy is impermeable to water, diesel, gasoline, antifreeze fluid, hydraulic fluids, oils, greases and other solvents. Its end result is a solid, firm finish that does not corrode, contract, deform, or is affected by any diluent.
Does the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture effectively act if applied in a surface while in contact with water?
PEGATANKE® epoxy can seal pipes, tanks and water filters internally and externally without any trouble. It is fully waterproof thus, it is not affected by moisture or when it comes in contact with water and other liquids.
Can PEGATANKE® epoxy be mixed with dyes?
We do not suggest mixing it with dyes as it may lead to loss of product qualities. Once dry, the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture can be machined, sanded and painted. As a recommendation, you can try it if that contributes to the aesthetics you are looking for.
Can the PEGATANKE® epoxy dry mixture be covered with paint?
Yes, once the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture is cured, it can be machined, sanded and painted, to give it both the shape and appearance that best suits the repair or bonding of the parts.
How should PEGATANKE® be stored in its containers?
PEGATANKE® should be stored in a cool place at a temperature below 20°C (68ºF). Bumps, falls, heat, cracks, etc., should be avoided for better storaging.
Does PEGATANKE® epoxy contract or expand when drying?
No. PEGATANKE® epoxy is a cold welding that, does not shrink, expand, corrode nor deform when drying. Can the PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture be applied to a previously applied and dried PEGATANKE® epoxy mixture? Yes, this re-application does not interfere with the functionality of the part. Once the first application of the product dries, another layer of epoxy PEGATANKE® can be re-applied to strengthen the bond.
What is the expiration date of PEGATANKE® epoxy?
Pegatanke’s epoxy glues can be stored for up to 1 year from manufacture in their original packaging, well covered, in cool and dry places.
In the case of PEGATANKE® White, it can be stored for up to one and a half years since its manufacture in its original packaging, well covered, in cool and dry places. You can check the expiration date on the package.
PEGATANKE® PVC/CPVC Ultra can be stored for up to 3 years from manufacture.
What liquids is PEGATANKE® impermeable to?
PEGATANKE® epoxy does not allow the passage of moisture, corrosion or abrasion, which makes it possible to use it in countless cases, since it is impermeable to water, diesel, gasoline, antifreeze, hydraulic fluids, oils, greases and other solvents. Moreover, it can insulate transmission fluids and battery acid.