SilverBack Epoxy is Notorious for being the Official Deck Post Crack Filler . as well as just general deck repair and filler epoxy of Kong Armor and its Deck Restoration Painters. So you know its tough or the guys would not have it around.
SilverBack Epoxy can be used to fill in deck post cracks (checking) , knots , gouges, cracks , voids, holes, and imperfections in wood. Also it can be used to restore properly gutted and treated areas of rotten wood.
It cures up 3x harder than concrete and has insane psi resistance. Unlike cheap alternatives like caulk, it has a bad attitude about letting cracks reopen. It fights to keep cracks closed with insane adhesion and psi resistance ( recorded at 8,000psi) . Once its in and cured up you can beat on the compound with a hammer , or any other object and its like hitting a piece of concrete.
There is nothing tougher or longer lasting on the planet right now that fills in cracks and voids in wood and creates real water-lock protection.
SilverBack Epoxy typically cures up to rock hard and tough within 45 mins to 1 hr , and can be painted in 4 hours ( however for best results wait 24 hours). It can be sanded after 24 hours. However its typically not necessary to sand Silverback if you knife if flat when applying. Works well with most Solid Color acrylic , latex , and oil based coatings. Will Work with some heavy Colored or Very Dark Stains although not recommended.
Also SilverBack Epoxy can be used as a Concrete Filler or Repair Epoxy , additionally it will bond almost any two items together so it can be a general repair epoxy as well, Just great item to have around, It works exceptionally well as a filler around trim , windows and doors , and can be used to repair them as well.
2 Tubes of SilverBack Epoxy will come in at 16 to 18 oz of compound and will fill in several large deck post cracks , with some to spare.
Typically applied via Painters tool , or drywall knife pressing the epoxy compound into the crack or opening and knifing flat while removing excess. You will want to use gloves, eye protection, and plastic disposable tools to apply.