Can I fill a hole with epoxy?
Depress the plungers and squeeze the two part epoxy into the packaging mixing tray. Pour or spoon the epoxy into the voids, holes or knots. Do not let the epoxy touch your skin. Be sure to fill to the top or slightly over the top of the holes.
Can you fill holes in resin?
For small holes, sand the piece just enough to create some dust. Mix the the dust with some super glue and fill the hole (work in small batches). Sand the area within an hour while the mixture is still workable. Longer than that and the superglue will be way too hard to sand easily.
Why am I getting holes in my epoxy?
Substrate contamination is the most common problem that causes fish eyes and pin holes in epoxy seal coats. Dust, dirt, wax, silicones, even the oil from your fingers when touching the part prior to sealing with epoxy will deter epoxy resins from laying flat and curing with a perfectly smooth surface.
What causes pinholes in epoxy?
These pinholes are caused by air bubbles formed in the epoxy coating during the application process. Some people mistakenly assume that they appear later once the floor has cured. Repairing bubbles once cured is very difficult (or nearly impossible without needing to re-coat!).
How do you screw into epoxy?
Advanced Fastener Epoxy Bonding
- Drill oversized holes 2/3-3/4 the depth of the fastener.
- Drill a normal sized pilot hole at the bottom of the oversized hole to the full length of the fastener.
- Wet out the holes and the fastener with epoxy.
- Fill the hole with thickened epoxy /adhesive filler.
How do you scrape off epoxy?
- Soak the metal with the epoxy glue on it in a container of rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) or an acetone-based nail polish remover.
- Unwrap the item and scrape off the loosened epoxy with a scraper.
- If you notice a bit of a haze is left after cleaning, wipe it away with paint thinner and a rag.
How do you fix fisheye in epoxy?
Lightly sand the existing epoxy with 120-150 grit. Care should be taken not to cut through the stain. Apply another seal coat of epoxy using an 1/8″ nap foam roller, working to fill in the craters. Allow the epoxy to cure hard, sand entire application flat, and re-coat to finish.
Why does my resin have tiny holes?
Bare spots, or voids, happen when something sitting on the surface of your artwork and repels the ArtResin, preventing it from adhering. It could be silicon residue or even something like lotion or natural oils from your hands that transferred onto your piece when you handled it.