[Polymeric Systems, Inc] A registered trademark for a hard kneadable, steel-reinforced, epoxy putty adhesive sealant. Faststeel® has a clay-like texture and mixes in quickly with a working time of about 3-5 minutes. It is used to mend cracks in metals (aluminum, steel), stone and ceramics. Faststeel® cures to a black color that accepts paints and varnishes.
Synonyms and Related Terms
kneadable steel; steel stick
Soluble in acetone.
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Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Tom Rowland, Noel Riley, A-Z Guide to Cleaning, Conserving and Repairing Antiques, Constable and Co., Ltd., London, 1981