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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Why is a gel coat consisting of paraffin wax in styrene often used over newly applied polyester and vinyl ester linings?

To isolate the linings from moisture and oxygen
To improve appearance properties
To combat graffiti
None of these reasons

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