Purepoxy river casting resin epoxy resin is formulated for river tables. Crystal clear, low odor and voc free. Low viscosity means easy mixing and superior air release qualities, in fact it is virtually bubble free 2:1 ratio formula can be poured in deeper layers than other epoxy resins, so it will save you valuable time when building a river table. If you seal your exposed wood before applying your flood coat, you won't have any air bubbles.
Work space & surface prep. Both wood & resin should be acclimated to room temperature of 70- 80 f. Work indoors, in a temperature controlled area.Maintain a constant temp through out the curing process. The surface to be coated must be completely dry and free of dust, wax, grease or oil. Cleaning the surface with 91% isopropyl or denatured alcohol is advised.
Surface must be perfectly level. Molds completely sealed & watertight. Apply a seal coat to exposed surface, edges and objects to be covered with epoxy. This will create a barrier to. Prevent out gassing during flood coat, prevent color bleeding & better seal your mold.
Always allow each coat to cure before adding another. Measure exactly 2 parts a resin and 1 part b hardener in separate mixing cups. Stir each part for 30 seconds before combining in a. Graduated mixing containers are recommended for measuring and mixing. Hand mix with a wooden stir stick.Or electric mixing paddle for 4- 5 minutes, scraping the sides & bottom of container multiple times. Pour mixture into 2nd mixing. Container, scraping all contents from 1st container. Continue stirring for 2 minutes. Let resin sit for 3-5 minutes. Remove the layer of foam using a heat gun hold 6 above and use sweeping motions for 10 seconds. Pour mixed resin into mold or onto surface. Purepoxy river casting resin is a low viscosity and does not trap air bubbles. Bubbles that appear can easily be removed with a heat gun. Using low heat setting, move in sweeping motions over the surface. Do not stop moving or overheat the resin (this causes discoloration in time). You will now have a glass-like.
The same technique can be used with a torch. Pot life & cure time. Pot life is up to 4 hrs.Hard to the touch in 48-72 hrs. (add 2nd coat now) fully cured in 7 days. Time for demolding, drilling, cutting, etc. Epoxy reaches full shore hardness in 14 days. Objects could leave an indentation if left on top of the resin, keep table away from hot or. Cold temps & direct sunlight during this time period. Cure times are influenced by temperature, humidity, volume and thickness.
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