Two component epoxy/non structural boat building adhesive and fairing compound.

Solvent free, filled, polyamide cured epoxy. This product does not contain asbestos.

  • Specifically designed for use in marine applications such as the bonding of deck timbers and as a fairing compound.
  • Patching small blow holes on concrete floor surfaces
  • Sets to a non-brittle film within 72 hours.

  • Retains flexibility – does not crack readily when in service.

  • Easily shaped and sanded.

  • Can be used on areas subjected to fresh and seawater.

  • Resists certain fuels and dilutes APPLICATION acids and alkalis.

Surface Preparation

The surface to which epidermix 201 is to be applied must be thoroughly CLEAN, mechanically SOUND, and DRY.

Bonding / Priming

Self priming.


Stir each component thoroughly, then add the contents of the activator tin to the contents of the base tin and mix thoroughly with a flat metal bar or by means of a slow speed electric drill, fitted with a suitable paddle.


1 litre/m2/mm thick. Maximum thickness 25 mm.

Properties of Wet Material
Mixing ratio 1:1 by volume
Density (mixed) 1.512
Colour Base: Off white
Activator: Fawn
Mixed: Off white
Flash point Does not flash
Dilution Do not dilute
Consistency Thixotropic paste
Toxicity Uncured material is toxic
Shelf life 2 years from date of manufacture
Storage conditions Store undercover in cool conditions
Packaging 2 litre kit
Fire resistance of wet film Non-flammable
Equipment clean-up abe® super brush cleaner
Properties During Application
Application by Trowel or spatula
Pot life @ 25 ºC 3 – 4 hours/500 ml
Application temp range 10ºC to 40ºC
Spreading rate thickness 1 litre/m2/mm thick
Recommended wet film thickness 25 mm max per layer
Volume solids 100%
Touch dry @ 25 ºC 12 hours
Practical cure @ 25 ºC 72 hours
Full cure @ 25 ºC 7 days
Fire resistance of  wet material Non-flammable
Equipment clean-up abe® super brush cleaner
Properties of Cured Material
Toxicity Non-toxic
Maximum service temperature Dry 70 ºC Immersion 60 ºC
Shrinkage during cure Negligible
Water resistance Excellent for fresh and sea water
Solvent resistance Resistant to aliphatic solvents, oils, petrol & diesel fuels
Chemical resistance Resistance to diluted alkalis and diluted inorganic acids



Apply to the prepared surface with a steel trowel to the desired thickness. When used as a fairing compound, the material can be stiffened by mixing in small amounts of fumed Silica or fillite beads.

Fairing may commence after 72 hours.


Clean tools with abe® super brush cleaner followed by rinsing with clean water. Tools must be cleaned immediately after use and before the material has been set.

Protection on Completion

Paint for UV protection after 7 days.

Temperature & Relative Humidity

See properties table.

Model Specifications

Two-component, slow curing epoxy paste used as a scraper or fairing compound.

The scraper/fairing compound shall be epidermix 201, a two component, solvent free, polyamide cured epoxy system applied in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations,
a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals.

The compound shall remain flexible when fully cured.


epidermix 201 is supplied in a 2 litre kit.

Code: 20103054

Handling & Storage

This product has a shelf life of 24 months if kept in a dry cool place in the original packaging. In more extreme conditions this period might be shortened.

Health & Safety

Uncured epidermix 201 is toxic and excessive skin contact and inhalation should be avoided. Work in well ventilated conditions. Hands should be protected with rubber gloves or suitable barrier cream.

Important Note

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by the company.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements.