It is typically advised to wait at least 24 hours after painting formica before applying water based epoxy. This allows the paint to properly cure and harden, creating a stronger and more durable surface. Additionally, it helps to ensure that the epoxy will adhere properly to the formica.
Other related questions:
Can you epoxy over a painted surface?
Yes, you can epoxy over a painted surface.
Does epoxy resin stick to Formica?
Yes, epoxy resin can stick to Formica.
How do you prepare Formica for epoxy?
There are a few different ways that you can prepare Formica for epoxy, but the most common method is to sand the surface with a fine-grit sandpaper. This will help to create a smooth surface for the epoxy to adhere to. You can also use a chemical stripper to remove any old sealants or coatings from the Formica, but be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Once the Formica is prepared, you can mix the epoxy according to the manufacturer’s directions and apply it to the surface.
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