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How to Polish Epoxy Resin

Whether you’ve just finished sanding your epoxy or you’re just looking for a deeper shine, read through these tips and tricks to learn how to best polish your epoxy resin projects. Check out our sanding tips prior to polishing so that you’re ready to take on the polishing process!Getting Prepared to PolishSo you’ve poured your […]

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Combat Epoxy Yellowing With UV Resistant Epoxy Resin

Yellowing Epoxy Comparison

The most common epoxy resins are made specifically for indoor use, which means that they aren’t often subjected to external weather and related factors. However, a common question that resin crafters have is how to prevent resin from yellowing when it does get exposed. Those who are both familiar with and new to using resin […]

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Epoxy Vs Resin, The Difference Explained

Graduated Mixing Container For Epoxy

Choosing the wrong resin for your project could result in a ruined project. Some resins require thin pours while others require long cure times. Pour a thin pour coating epoxy too thick and it will result in an accelerated reaction which could crack, yellow or fish eye the epoxy. Some epoxies utilize convoluted mixing ratios […]

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Deep Pour Resin For DIY Epoxy River Tables

Blue River Epoxy Table Project

Pouring epoxy resin river tables require certain types of epoxy and certain techniques. Most coating epoxies require thin pours of no more than 1/8 to 1/4″ per application. Because many DIY epoxy river tables are much thicker than 1/8 inch, either multiple layers must be used or a thinner, slower curing epoxy must be used. Casting […]

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Durability of Epoxy on Countertops

Epoxy is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to finish tables, counters, or other furniture items. However, some people may question the durability of different epoxy products on countertops. In this article I’ll be walking you through everything you need to know about using epoxy for countertops including how it’s different from other […]

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In the know: High-Temperature Epoxy

epoxy problems

There are countless types of epoxies, so knowing whether heat resistant epoxy is what you really need, can prove to be challenging. Often pipe repairs, vehicle repairs, concrete bondings, and crack castings can present temperature challenges. The last thing you need is an epoxy that will soften when heat is applied. What Is the Max Temperature of […]

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What Does Epoxy NOT Stick To? How To Fix Sticky Resin

curing epoxy til dry

Epoxy can be challenging to work with. Sometimes it seems you follow all the rules and it still comes out sticky! Don’t sweat it, here are a few tips on how to fix your sticky resin and a few things that you will want to keep in mind while planning your projects.WATCH: Our Video Demo- […]

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Low Viscosity Epoxy Explained

High Temp Epoxy Mixture

Working with Epoxy and Understanding Different ViscositiesLow viscosity epoxy allows for adequate wetting and features great chemical resistance, even when dealing with challenging substrates. Therefore, this type of epoxy can be used for a variety of different applications.Medium viscosity epoxies have been used for projects such as manufacturing snowboards, longboards, skis, paddles, and even wakeboards. Most […]

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How To Fix Uneven Epoxy Resin

buffing epoxy imperfections

Whether you are trying to repair epoxy resin countertops, epoxy table tops, or epoxy garage floors, you have come to the right place.Preventing Uneven Epoxy FinishesWhen it comes to epoxy mishaps, solving them can be a challenge, even if you have a general idea of what to do. One common issue is sticky or tacky […]

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