How do you thicken epoxy drips?
Nice N’ Thick is a powder thickening agent. When you are mixing it into your pre-mixed epoxy be sure to start with a little at a time so that you get the consistency you are going for. If you put in too much at once your epoxy will be too thick and you won’t achieve the drips you want.
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.
Why is my epoxy so runny?
Liquid, runny resin: causes can include not following the correct 1:1 ratio of resin and hardener, or by adding too much colorant. The liquid resin will need to be scraped off before you pour a fresh coat. Try moving your piece to a warmer spot: if it doesn’t dry, re-pour with a fresh coat of resin.
What to add to resin to make it stronger?
Others such as glass fibre and marble dust will make the resin stronger. Fillers are also invaluable when slush casting with resin (building up a hollow shell) because the resin will automatically lay down a thicker coating.
Can epoxy be used as a filler?
Epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers. It can fill gaps and still retain strength, it’s waterproof, and it sticks well to most surfaces.
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.
Can you make glitter tumblers 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 plastic tumblers?
Epoxy resin does not adhere to plastic and can peel off in time. If your tumbler has a small amount of plastic on it, you can cover it with a plastic -compatible spray paint to give the resin something to hang onto.