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Old 10-11-2017, 08:03 PM   #1
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Default Min Temp for Stewart's Fabric Work?

I'm looking at recovering the Pitts this winter/spring with the Stewart's system. Are there any issues with doing the fabric work in a shop that is 20-40F? Primarily concerned with EkoBond working well in those temperatures.

The idea is to have all of the fabric work done and prepped for spraying paint when the temperature comes back up to a warm and dry 70F.

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Give Stewart's a call. They should be able to answer your question.

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Waterborne paint materials can not be allowed to freeze, in storage or anywhere else. Bringing back up to temperature will not rectify the damage done.
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sounds miserable. the water born glue needs to dry with warm temps and airflow (fan) moving air through work space. This glue has NO wet adhesion, it is contact cement. so the process of working in a cold space will make for very slow work
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Yep, needs to be at least in the mid 60s. That glue can't freeze....

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