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Under Water Repair Using Super Instant® Epoxy
When artificial reefs in commercial aquariums get damaged the challenge is two fold; how to repair them without harming the delicate ecosystem and repair without shutting down the exhibit. Super Instant® is used around the world to repair these artificial coral displays because it is a fast solution with no negative impact to the aquatic life in the reef environment. Adhesive is mixed and dispensed using a convenient cartridge gun. This results in a quick, permanent bonding solution to a challenging problem. Super Instant® can also easily be used to repair decor in any sized aquarium or aquatic environment as well as adhering loose tile in swimming pools or fountains. Above or below water surface, in wet or dry areas; Super Instant® is a versatile adhesive that can easily be used in a multitude of scenarios.
 1- Some coral from a popular marine aquarium have become damaged over time.  New pieces were ordered to replace the broken coral.

1- Some coral from a popular marine aquarium have become damaged over time. New pieces were ordered to replace the broken coral.
 2- The sprue that the new piece will attach to is cleaned of any residual adhesive.

2- The sprue that the new piece will attach to is cleaned of any residual adhesive.
 3- Smooth-On Super Instant®  epoxy adhesive is chosen as the adhesive because it cures quickly, even under water and has little to no impact on aquatic life.

3- Smooth-On Super Instant® epoxy adhesive is chosen as the adhesive because it cures quickly, even under water and has little to no impact on aquatic life.
 4- Super Instant®  is a two component system that comes in a convenient cartridge that mixes together by screwing a static mixer onto the end.

4- Super Instant® is a two component system that comes in a convenient cartridge that mixes together by screwing a static mixer onto the end.
 5- The Super Instant®  cartridge simply drops in place inside the dispensing gun.

5- The Super Instant® cartridge simply drops in place inside the dispensing gun.
 6- Super Instant®  is dispensed on the sprue.

6- Super Instant® is dispensed on the sprue.
 7- The static mixer mixes the two components so it is properly catalyzed once it reaches the tip.

7- The static mixer mixes the two components so it is properly catalyzed once it reaches the tip.
 8- The new coral piece is fitted onto the sprue coated with Super Instant® .

8- The new coral piece is fitted onto the sprue coated with Super Instant® .
 9- The Super Instant®  provides a strong, permanent bond to the original piece.

9- The Super Instant® provides a strong, permanent bond to the original piece.
 10- Super Instant®  makes quick work of an otherwise tedious task.

10- Super Instant® makes quick work of an otherwise tedious task.
 11- Aquarium reef is ready for a new day of visitors!

11- Aquarium reef is ready for a new day of visitors!

                   
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