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Old 27 December 2015, 18:02   #1
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Coolest hypalon repair temps

I lost my heated garage to a downsize for a couple years.

Moved me Avon CRRC to a unheated /no power shed for the winter.
I'll be using milspec Zodiac glue for some speedtube fitting, but temps are in the low 60's F. I hate to wait till spring. Anyone have any success gluing at less than ideal temps. Thanks in advance.

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I lost my heated garage to a downsize for a couple years.

Moved me Avon CRRC to a unheated /no power shed for the winter.
I'll be using milspec Zodiac glue for some speedtube fitting, but temps are in the low 60's F. I hate to wait till spring. Anyone have any success gluing at less than ideal temps. Thanks in advance.

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Low 60F is pretty ideal for gluing. Best of all, the relative humidity will be non-existent.

Do a knuckle test before recoating. You'll probably find your cure times are around 8 minutes when the tack is lost (assuming you are not spreading too much glue). My best tip for thin coats is look for bristle marks. If you see bristle marks, the coating is probably thin enough.
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Old 27 December 2015, 20:26   #3
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Thanks Richard.

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