Notices
Questions and Answers If you have general RC questions or answers discuss it here.

C/A shelf life

Old 04-05-2007, 07:14 AM
  #1  
CB36
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Clifton Park, NY
Posts: 234
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default C/A shelf life

Hi;
I have a couple of bottles of CA, (~1½ years old), and I'm wondering if they're OK? One is open the other not. They are still fluid.
Also, I have 5 min & 30 min epoxy that has thickened in my cool work room but comes back if immersed in hot water. Have these lost properties?
I'm starting a new kit, (Venture 60).
Thanks all!
Old 04-05-2007, 08:02 AM
  #2  
perreback
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Sundom, FINLAND
Posts: 365
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: C/A shelf life

You might find some useful information in this thread:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_43...tm.htm#4340379
Old 04-05-2007, 02:07 PM
  #3  
scratchonly
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: winnipeg, MB, CANADA
Posts: 950
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: C/A shelf life

I think it depends how long it sits at the distributor and the hobby shop. This could be years for all we know. I have kept it in the freezer for over a year, sealed or not and it was fine. Let it warm up before using. I bought some cut rate stuff at the LHS. It was bad (too thick) right off the shelf. Have never noticed any condensation.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.