Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about INTERLUX InterProtect® E Barrier Coat System at the official West Marine online store. Since , West. Buy Interlux YEKIT/QT Gray Interprotect E Epoxy Primer Kit, fluid_ounces: Automotive – ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible . InterProtect E is a two-part self priming epoxy designed to protect fiberglass boat hulls from water absorption and reduce the likelihood of gelcoat blisters.

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There are no items in your cart. Interlux’s Micro-Plate formula creates an effective barrier against water permeation. I soda blasted the bottom, then applied e for an aesthetically pleasing look since I no longer want bottom paint on the boat.

I am thinking Interlux primocom and trilux It adheres to everything wegeman07 I would stick with same inteprotect not a good idea to mix manufacturers and make sure you check with the manufacturerGary J.

Troy Yes, use a good fairing compound, then a thinned Interprotect as a barrier coat, usually I use two thin coats, tint first one.

Pete pspellinen Hi Rick,A complex answer to a simple question. Alodine might also be good for a primer. Gene Neill While I have used both products, and will happily again, I don’t have experience with waiting that long between layers. Calculate surface area as follows: Wasn’t sure if it had ever been done in the past.

InterProtect E is a two-part self priming epoxy designed to protect fiberglass boat hulls from water absorption and reduce the likelihood of gelcoat blisters.

My boat will be on the hard for another year or two, just wondering if I should wait until right before splash time to do the bottom coatings. When it came out eight months later hull was perfect. I applied it easily then was amazed at the hard, well-bonded coating. I let it dry for a month.


It is also an excellent primer for all metals. Apply the products maybe a month or two before you splash the boat. I have sanded off most of the old gelcoat and filled in the blemishes inteprrotect an epoxy fairing material on the entire boat. Can I mix them, with the activator added in the appropriate ratio? For complete hull coverage calculate total surface area to be covered, then follow the division step.

Water breaches the exterior gelcoat and reacts with the chemical components creating acidic substances. I still have two. Tossed the roller covers and brushes interprotwct each coat.

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They are non-returnable, may take weeks, price and shipping charges subject to change. Hi Gene,I’m not sure I would coat the bottom paint and keep it out for over a year.

These overlapping Micro-Plates eliminate any direct path for water migration and also improve the sag resistance of the epoxy making application easier. These substances create pressure behind the gelcoat which causes blisters and eventually cracking. I would suggest you get one gallon kit in gray and one gallon kit in white. Skipper Steve Pass Christian, MS Have used on a 50 year old Wayfarer sailboat and this product gives her good protection from moisture and sands well for a fast bottom.

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It is also an excellent primer for all metals and can be used as part of a no sand system. Your anti-fouling paint needs to be applied to the last coat of InterProtect E within about three hrs or so I don’t remember the exact time for the first coat of anti-fouling to bond with the IP. Bought two colors so I could see the different coats. Or do you need to use both for different reasons? Can be over coated with a compatible anti-fouling paint or finish epoxy paint.


It is a 2 part epoxy based paint, so be sure to mix the paint very thoroughly prior to application. Unsolicited thought says I would wait and apply them close together just before splash time. If you are priming below the waterline, use the E, that may be used above and below the waterline as a universal primer for all surfaces.

Used a 6″ foam roller to apply, but had to change out the roller regularly, to keep it from gumming up or falling apart. The item was added to your shop cart. It works well both ways, but if you have the option I would spray it, especially if you are doing large areas. Remember, you don’t want to be sparing with the epoxy barrier.

Osmosis is caused by a chemical reaction between water and unreacted substances remaining in the manufactured hull. Theoretical coverage Sq feet. I would reccomend against adding gelcoat ontop of the barrier coat, aspolyester doen’t adhear to the epoxy.