Kinetix R100: Surfboard Filler Surfboard Epoxy System
1 part hardener to 2 parts resin by volume
43 parts hardener to 100 parts resin by weight.
Designed to be used with either Kinetix 130H (Fast Hardener) or 125H (Slow Hardener), the Kinetix R100 is sold as resin only and hardener is required.
KINETIX® 100 filler coat is a Xylene-free, liquid epoxy filler-coat system specifically formulated for the surfboard industry to be used in conjunction
with ATL's KINETIX 110X surfboard laminating epoxy. Extensive field trials have shown that KINETIX 100 is easy to sand and reduces the chance of pin-holing occurring in the surface finish.
Being Xylene-free and pre-blended, KINETIX 100 provides improved Health and Safety aspects, and is easier to use, in comparison to the wax/Xylene blends that are commonly added to provide the above improvements. Being solvent free and non-flammable, special storage is not required and shelf life is 2 years.
Developed in 2011, the KINETIX 110X surfboard laminating system was formulated to give surfboard fabricators the ability to manufacture the clearest and whitest boards on the market, while still retaining strength and UV stability, and has surpassed the Australian and International surfing industries expectations.
The 110X and 100 combination is optimised to enhance brightness and cures to a bloom-free finish that has excellent adhesion to polyester or polyurethane topcoats.
Available with Fast / 130 and Standard / 125 hard- eners, fabricators have a choice of flip or cure times to suit their production requirements.
• Xylene Free
• Bloom Free
• Extended UV Resistance
The R100 has been especially formulated to give surfboard manufacturers the unique opportunity to make the clearest and whitest boards possible on the market. The R100 uses a custom designed UV Optical brighter and create superior whiteness and the highest levels of UV stability. The resin is significantly brighter in the sun and under shop lights.
The R100 has a high resistance to Yellowing and is formulated to prevent the effects of UV and time discoloration. This superior formula will extend the value of a surfboard, as the prevention of yellowing will allow the board to retain its value and provide ultimate customer satisfaction.
The Superior Strength of the Kinetix Surfboard Epoxy System is constructed to extend the longevity of use and match the need for longer lasting boards as the standard of surfing increases. The R110 offers superior strength to conventional epoxy systems on the market, allowing manufactures to sell their boards with confidence.
The 100 Resin is a solvent free, liquid epoxy resin specifically formulated for use with 130H and 125H hardeners to provide a rapid room temperature cure for surfboard lamination.
*speed of both systems will be dependant on ambient temperature.
Designed to be used with either
Kinetix 130H (Fast Hardener)
The 130 Hardener is design to match the production times of polyester resin. The 130 Hardener can be flipped within 3 hours and sanded within 5 hours @ 25°C, which is approximately half the turnaround time of the H125 Standard hardener.
The 130 Hardener has been especially formulated to give surfboard manufacturers the unique opportunity to make the epoxy surfboards to match the production times of polyester boards without compromising the clarity and whiteness of the surfboard
125H (Standard Hardener):
The 125 Hardener has been especially formulated to give surfboard manufacturers the unique opportunity to make the epoxy surfboards to match the the quality of polyester boards without compromising the clarity and whiteness of the surfboard. The 125 Hardener has high resistance to Yellowing and is formulated to prevent the effects of UV and time discoloration.
The 125 Hardener has a slower curing time which makes it the perect option for fabrication of aramaids/carbon fibre wet-lay-ups, vaccum baggingm and resin infusion laminating methods.
When applying additional epoxy coats, or coating with polyester resin or polyurethane topcoats, the cured epoxy should be rinsed with clean water first, and then wet abraded with sandpaper or a scotch- brite pad*, to ensure good inter-coat adhesion.
Allow to dry before overcoating.
Kinetix 100 resin will keep for 2 years if kept in original containers at room temperature (15OC to 32OC), and out of direct sunlight. Containers should be tightly sealed to prevent moisture absorption.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Kinetix 110X resin and H125 and H130 hardeners have moderate sensitising potential, and should be kept out of the eyes and off the skin.
• Use with good ventilation and adequate safety equipment including impervious gloves and safety glasses.
• If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing immediately, and wash the affected area thoroughly with ATL’s 845 hand cleaner and water, avoiding the use of solvents except in the case of massive contamination.
• If eye contact occurs, immediately flush with running water for at least fifteen (15) minutes and seek medical advice.
• If swallowed: Resins - DO NOT induce vomiting, and contact a doctor or the Poisons Information Centre. Hardeners - DO NOT induce vomiting, give plenty of milk or water and contact a doctor or the Poisons Information Centre.
Majority of Epoxy Filler Coats available in the market and made by compeitors of Kinetix use Xylene as an additive in their formulas to create an filler coat. The implication of Xylene on health, product performance, factory usage and storage in short is major HAZARD. The health hazards of Xylene can be view on these Goverement links (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2996004/ and http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/mmg/mmg.asp?id=291&tid=53). For these reason the R100 Filler Coat has been formulated without Xylene to ensure a heathier and happier working enviroement.