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Old 10 February 2014, 07:48   #1
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Using sikaflex in cold weather

I was screwing down and bonding the deck matrix to the rib last light. The temp in the shed was circa 4 degrees C. It was only this morning that I noticed that iit should not be used below 10 degrees. Should I Be worried.

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Old 10 February 2014, 10:51   #2
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I would not worry too much, most likely it takes only longer time to cure.
Using a small portable fan heater would fix the temp issue, but dont
overdue it temperature wise?
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I have placed an electric blanket over it. to keep the cold off it rather than to warm it up
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I was useing the stuff last week to fit skirting board's in a renovation project, it will go of ok, the architect wanted a stud wall moveing and tring to get the skirting of was a nightmare , it was very cold in the house I was working in, I dont know whats in that stuff but my god when it gets a hold it's like steel, back to gripfill for me lol
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I have placed an electric blanket over it. to keep the cold off it rather than to warm it up
Briliant idea! That mighy be a good thing to use for giving polyster resin after cure heating also, especially if the job was done in cold'sh weather.
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