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epoxy viscosity

increased viscosity

Epoxy fillers are incredibly handy, as they let you dial in the desired level of thickness — ketchup consistency, mayonnaise consistency, and peanut butter consistency.

(TODO — research) It's possible that cooling the two components before they're combined could increase the viscosity as well, since heating them decreases viscosity, per below?

decreased viscosity

Adding lacquer thinner or denatured alcohol to epoxy will thin it out. [1] [2]

Heating the two components before combining them also decreases the viscosity. However, I heard there's a limit, after which overheating decreases the working time significantly. (TODO — expand)