Benefits and Dangers of Two Part Epoxy

Two-part epoxy is becoming more popular as time goes by and is known for its durability and beauty as well. However, many people think it is an easy process to do. There are many benefits to having epoxy done but there are also dangers involved as well. So, before you go and try to do it without any professional help please rethink it.

There are a lot of benefits from two-part epoxy. Epoxy is ideal for casting or laminating areas that are subjected to a lot of stress. This increases the durability of the material and having it last longer. It also locks in the most advanced level of shine that never fades. Epoxy can even cover over minor imperfections. Epoxy can even be just as strong if not stronger to conventional metal fastened parts. Epoxy can be an easy application as long as the individual doing the labor is experienced with two-part epoxy.

Dangers of two-part epoxy can mostly come from overexposure to epoxy. It can cause some health effects not many people are aware of. It can cause some respiratory irritation. This is caused when an individual breathes in highly concentrated epoxy vapor. Depending on the temperature epoxy vapor levels can increase, this is when temperatures are warmer and it is within an unventilated space. Epoxy chemicals remain reactive until it has fully cured. Most serious problems occur when sanding of the epoxy occurs and it is not fully cured yet. Chemical burns are uncommon when working with epoxy however, they have happened before. A more serious problem is allergic dermatitis, this is when the body over reacts to an allergen. You are more prone if you are overexposed to epoxy. However, once the epoxy is cured the danger of allergies and everything else is over. If it dries and looks bad, then that is a whole other problem.

That’s why you can trust your friends at Mountain Valley Painting. We have the right contractors that are experienced and make sure the job is done right without any dangers. If you are searching for any painting needs please call us and we can help you get it done right.

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