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Old 09-27-2017, 08:38 AM
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After I put the first coat of Sika 295UL on to bond the canopy to the frame, do I have to apply another coat of primer before the last thin cosmetic coat of 295? I can't find the answer on Sika site or VAF.
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Old 09-27-2017, 09:21 AM
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No, Sika will stick to Sika - get it on promptly though, within 12 - 24 hours.

When I have done the canopies on our 7 and 8, we put a 'grab' bead on to get the canopy in place. the edge of the primer was still there masked off and as soon as the first bead was set, I went on with the finish bead. It is therefore stuck to fresh Sika and the residual primer to either side.
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Old 09-28-2017, 08:46 AM
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As Mike said, if you can finish within the allowed time after applying the primer, it will be fine. Otherwise, a fresh bit of primer will be needed.
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