- 1 What is needed to make epoxy cups?
- 2 What epoxy do you use for cups?
- 3 Can you use any epoxy for tumblers?
- 4 How much epoxy do I need for a tumbler?
- 5 How long do you turn epoxy tumbler?
- 6 Can you seal a tumbler without epoxy?
- 7 Is it safe to epoxy acrylic tumblers?
- 8 Is resin the same as epoxy?
- 9 What is better for tumblers epoxy or resin?
- 10 What can I use instead of epoxy on tumblers?
- 11 Do you have to seal vinyl on a tumbler?
What is needed to make epoxy cups?
Supplies for Making Glitter Tumblers with Epoxy
- Stainless Steel Tumbler ( I used a 20oz)
- Spray Paint.
- Painters Tape.
- Mod Podge.
- Silicone Brushes.
- Fine Glitter.
- Clear Coat Spray.
- Epoxy (Both A and B parts)
What epoxy do you use for cups?
STONE COAT Art Coat Resin For a professional touch to your creative project, Art Coat serves as one of the best crystal clear resins to epoxy tumblers. The 2-part kit with an easy to use 1:1 mixing ratio makes the topcoat easy to prepare that cures within 72 hours.
Can you use any epoxy for tumblers?
Mixing and applying the Epoxy to your Tumbler One of the questions most beginners ask is, what kind of epoxy to use on tumblers. One brand that you can use is the Amazing Clear Cast epoxy, you will find it comes in a 2-part clear coating and casting resin.
How much epoxy do I need for a tumbler?
First, you will want to ensure that you allow any spray paint to cure for 36 hours before applying your resin. Second, you will want to add an mL of resin for every ounce of the tumbler (for example, mix 20 ml for a 20 oz tumbler and 30 ml for a 30 oz tumbler and so on) to ensure you have enough resin for your tumbler.
How long do you turn epoxy tumbler?
Once the entire surface has been evenly covered, allow it to turn until it is dry to the touch, within 18-24 hours. Once dry, remove the tape and allow it to finish curing. At 72 hours, it will have fully cured.
Can you seal a tumbler without epoxy?
Make sure to remove the tape before the Mod Podge dries! There you have it! A way to make a decorated Yeti cup or Ozark tumbler without having to use epoxy. As you can see from the pictures, it’s not as smooth as epoxy but it still works and actually has a nice texture to it!
Is it safe to epoxy acrylic tumblers?
And to get that pretty glass-like coating on our tumblers, we have to measure out an equal portion of both A side and B side and mix them together carefully ourselves. But once fully cured, epoxy is considered safe and is classified as a non-hazardous material.
Is resin the same as epoxy?
Technically, there is no difference because epoxy is a resin. However, there are three different resins commonly deployed in DIY projects: epoxy resin, casting resin, and polyester resin, each with unique properties. Also important to note, epoxy resin and epoxy glue are different products.
What is better for tumblers epoxy or resin?
Metal Tumblers When using a metal tumbler, Stainless Steel is the best bet for applying resin to your tumbler. The Epoxy Resin adheres better to the Stainless Steel than any other metal and it does not need a coat of paint.
What can I use instead of epoxy on tumblers?
Brite Tone – If you want ONE item to use instead of epoxy, this would be it. You want to use Brite tone on every single cup. It is the best quality top coat they have that once it is cured, is shinier and more durable than epoxy!.
Do you have to seal vinyl on a tumbler?
I do not seal my vinyl on tumblers. Most vinyl manufacturers actually recommend that you don’t apply a sealer over the vinyl. The exception to this would be if you want to go through the process of sealing your tumbler with epoxy. This is usually done with glitter tumblers.