Pro-Set Inc.

100 Patterson Ave.
P.O. Box 656
Bay City , MI 48707 US

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Pro-Set Standard Surfboard Epoxies

STANDARD SURFBOARD EPOXIES

PRO-SET Surfboard Epoxies are brilliant, ultra-clear systems formulated for high-volume production with fast flip times, excellent sandability and outstanding cosmetics in the showroom and on the waves.

Outstanding cosmetics. Ultra clear. Optical brighteners enhance whites and colors, bringing out the best in today’s foam blanks (no dyes used). Great UV and color stability. Use SBE-166 Absolute Clear for a colorless clear finish over dark surfaces or wood.

Fast production. 2:1 resin to hardener ratio. Flip time as fast as 1 hour at 85˚F with added accelerator. Very low to no blush. Sands easily without complicated additives. SBE-262 Fast Hardener is formulated for hot coating and cooler shops. SBE-265 Slow Hardener has low exotherm and is formulated for laminating, potting, and hotter shops.
Superior physical properties with room temperature cure.

Surfboard Resin

  • SBE-160 Classic Bright
  • SBE-163 Vivid Bright
  • SBE-166 Absolute Clear

Surfboard Hardeners

  • SBE-262 Surfboard Fast Hardener
  • SBE-265 Surfboard Slow Hardener

Surfboard Accelerator

  • SBE-460 Accelerator – Surfboard epoxy accelerator. Speed cure time of SBE-160 / SBE-262 when added at *3% by weight.

A Message from Pro-Set Inc.

PRO-SET Laminating Epoxies

PRO-SET Laminating Epoxies are a versatile system of liquid resins and hardeners designed to meet a wide range of wet lay-up laminating applications.

Pro-Set Standard Infusion Systems

STANDARD INFUSION SYSTEMS PRO-SET Infusion Epoxies are super low viscosity systems with a range of hardeners to meet the demands of modern infusion processes.

Pro-Set Assembly Adhesives

STANDARD ASSEMBLY ADHESIVES PRO-SET Assembly Adhesives are pre-thickened, two-part epoxy adhesives used for secondary bonding of laminated composites as well as steel, aluminum, cast iron, concrete, stone, and most woods.

Pro-Set High-Temp Epoxies

STANDARD HIGH-TEMP SYSTEMS PRO-SET High-Temperature Epoxies are a system of high-performance epoxies for synthetic composite mold and part manufacture.

Pro-Set Tooling Epoxies

STANDARD & HIGH-TEMP TOOLING EPOXIES PRO-SET Tooling Epoxies are 2-part products formulated for surfacing molds and plugs.

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Product Categories of Pro-Set Inc.

Curing agents, amines
Epoxy
Epoxy, 250 F cure
Epoxy, Other
Epoxy, Paste
Epoxy, toughened
Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
Hardeners
Metering/dispensing equipment
Other tools/tooling materials
Protective
Testing, materials
Testing, structural