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Estimation guides

How much epoxy will I need?

Estimating quantities is very important, but also quite tricky to do. Here are some tips for working out how much WEST SYSTEM® filler and hardener you may need for your epoxy boat repair.

If you’re unsure how much WEST SYSTEM filler or hardener you’ll actually use, these tables should provide some helpful guidance.

Coating coverage estimation guide for mixed WEST SYSTEM epoxy

The table shows roughly how much mixed epoxy is needed to coat an area of 1m² . Please note that the thickness of epoxy fairing mixes will be approximately 3mm.

Filler estimation guide

This table shows how much filler, by weight, must be added to mixed epoxy to produce a ‘Ketchup’, ‘Mayonnaise’ or ‘Peanut Butter’ consistency. Learn more about what these consistencies are and what they can be used for here.