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Old 04-13-2012, 11:30 AM   #1
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Epoxy to fill holes in stone?

Do you guys know what kind of epoxy is used or what can be used? Or what is it if its not epoxy? And can a common person acquire it?
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What kind of stone are we talking about here? How much epoxy would be needed?
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Sounded like travertine
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I'd think that trying to use epoxy would be a very tedious and messy proposition. Smear epoxy over the face of stone like travertine? Talk about nasty! Don't think I'd try it......
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Lazarus, You can get travertine and other stones filled or unfilled. When their filled they come filled with an epoxy.. :P

I've grouted tons of travertine with epoxy grout.. not sure what you're scared of Laz
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so you could just fill the holes with epoxy grout? I was thinking that while the guy was here actually. . that would do fine regardless of the depth and width?

also I had another thought how about steel-cut oatmeal? and maybe just pack it in with brown sugar? would that work as well?
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Epoxy grout doesn't bother me...just can't see trying to fill the holes with epoxy by hand.
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:40 AM   #8
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Typically travertine is filled with either Akemi,(a bondo for stone)or Traverfill(a cement type material)or even grout.
Granite is filled with resin or epoxy.
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ah ha! traverfill. . I see someone out here that sells it. Would the kind of epoxy we have here like 2part. . stuff. . as opposed to epoxy grout. . work?
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Tenax makes a travertine filler - it's a polyester resin. I've filled travertine slab with it and it works well. Popular with stone fabricators.

Anyone can get it as far as I know.
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I'm sorry, I didn't mean to suggest to fill the travertine with epoxy grout, I made the comment directed to Lazarus.

If you're in need of filling the pits use Akemi.
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