Re: [baidarka] urethane coatings

Philip Wylie (
Wed, 20 May 1998 22:24:51 -0600

Date: 	Wed, 20 May 1998 22:24:51 -0600
From: Philip Wylie <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] urethane coatings

For what it is worth there exists a water catalyzed
aliphetic Urethane product out on the market called
TOUGHFLEX. It is free of noxious gases and is used
by deck coating firms to do ski lodges and a multitude
of industrial and commercial applications. Complete
with available ground up tennis ball rubber if you
are after a rougher granualer surface for the deck.



John Gerlach wrote:
> At 08:13 AM 5/20/98 -0400, you wrote:
> ]
> >From: "Honel, Martin" <>
> >understand that recommends a coat of AU over the
> >urethane to produce an abrasion resistant shell on the boat. However he
> >also cautions at length about the highly toxic nature of AU. I'd like
> I've thought about the toxic issue too. My suggestion is to contract with
> an auto body shop and have them apply the AU. I believe that "Imron", a
> paint used for show cars, is an AU.
> John Gerlach