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Definition

An adhesive, plastic, paint, or other material made from polymers containing epoxide groups. Epoxy is best used for bonding or for creating a protective coating.

Things you need to know

Epoxies are known for being adhesive and resistant to heat and chemicals. Epoxy plastics are used to make industrial molds, and epoxy resins are also used in electronics.

Cost Considerations

The cost of epoxy depends on its application. For example, a professionally-done epoxy-coated garage floor costs $3 to $12 per sq. ft.

Costs vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.