Jesmonite Flex Metal Gel Coats are the latest development in Jesmonite materials. They are formulated using real metal powder to create the ultimate replication of metal in moulded materials. They are four finishes available and they are fully compatible with AC730 as a cast or laminated back up.
Jesmonite® AC730 Flex Metal Gel Coat is a rapid setting acrylic polymer modified cement based composite which incorporates real metal powder to achieve a range of metallic finishes. It is designed to be brush applied into moulds with AC730 composites being used as backing materials with suitable glass reinforcements. It is a shrinkage-compensated material of low permeability and is durable in all conditions of external weathering. The compound is alkali free and as such is free from the efflorescence associated with ordinary Portland cement based systems. It is supplied as two components, a water-based acrylic liquid, and a blended Base.
|Jesmonite AC730 Flex Metal Gelcoat ||Unit |
|Mix Ratio By Weight ||5.5 Powder : 1 Liquid |
|Wet Density ||2750 kg/m³ |
|Dry Density ||2650 kg/m |
|Water Uptake / Porosity || BS EN 1170-6 / 2.26% |
|Freeze / Thaw Resistance || DD CEN/TS 12390-9 / 300 Cycles (normal max 56 cycles) |
|Weathering / Durability ||ETAG 034 / 25 Years |
|Fire Resistance ||B.S.476 Part 6&7 / Class ‘O’ Indicative |
|Dimensional Stability ||BS EN 1170-7 Shrinkage = 0.83/Expansion = 1.28 |
Glass reinforced decorative architectural mouldings, cladding, and decorative castings. Glass reinforcements such as Jesmonite Quadaxial Fabric or 13mm Glass Chopped Strands can be utilised for lightweight, high-impact panels.
Real Metal finishes form a durable, proven GRC material Rapid curing and high early strength gain Shrinkage compensated and dimensionally stable
As a basic rule liquid containers should be kept well sealed to prevent water evaporation and skin forming. They should be stored at a constant temperature between 5 – 25°C and used within six months. Freezing must be avoided. Base should be kept dry and stored at 5 – 25°C.