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Is There a Minimum Pour Depth?

Is There a Minimum Pour Depth?

15th Sep 2021

There is no minimum amount of resin that can be mixed however there is a risk/challenge with the mixing ratios. When you mix the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast it is at a ratio of 1:1, if these measurements are not exact with larger quantities it is unlikely to cause any issues, however if you are mix …
Heat Deflection & Temperature Resistance

Heat Deflection & Temperature Resistance

15th Sep 2021

The heat deflection of a resin is the temperature at which the resin would start to distort and become softer. Once returned to room temperature the resin would set again in whatever shape it has been left in. For example, if a mug cast from Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast Epoxy Resin was brought up to …
River Tables

River Tables

15th Sep 2021

Our Alumilite Amazing Deep Pour is a very popular resin for river tables, all our pigments and colourants (apart from Cactus Juice dyes) can be added to this resin. This resin can be poured up to 50mm so it great for larger pours without needing to pour layers.Another resin that is popular for river …
Heat Proof Resin

Heat Proof Resin

15th Sep 2021

A lot of resins on the market claim to be good for coasters, however, they usually mean for mugs that are not filled with 'straight from the kettle' water. When you look into it, most epoxy resins on the market will have a similar heat resistance to our resins.Alumilite ResinThe manufacturer of Alum …
I Need An Epoxy Resin Which Doesn't Heat Up Too Much!

I Need An Epoxy Resin Which Doesn't Heat Up Too Much!

15th Sep 2021

Epoxy resins either have a mix ratio of 1:1 or 2:1, epoxies with a 1:1 ratio do get warmer as the exothermic reaction is faster and stronger which in turn creates more heat.We would recommend having a look at our Alumilite Amazing Deep Pour and our Ecopoxy Flowcast:These are both 2:1 resins and are …
Reducing Bubbles in Resin Pour

Reducing Bubbles in Resin Pour

15th Sep 2021

To help prevent bubbles in your resin pour the bottles of resin can be warmed before mixing, this should be done with hot water NOT boiling water. If the resin is heated too much it can start to cure before the bubbles have reached the surface.If you experience surface bubbles once poured you can tr …