How To Use Epoxy Resin
Use Amazing Clear Cast Epoxy Resin to coat, refinish or cast.
Use the resources below to get started on learning how to use resin epoxy:
How To Videos
Petoskey stones, found in the upper Great Lakes region, are fossilized coral that have a unique pattern when wet. While these stones can be polished to bring out the pattern, we've found an easier way by coating with Amazing Clear Cast by Alumilite. Once cured, you have a high gloss, highly durable coating that reveals each stones unique pattern.
Turn your craft creation into a erasable board using the Amazing Clear Cast resin by Alumilite. Use it for menu boards, memo boards, grocery lists, Christmas wish lists, birthdays of the month, Employee of the month and more!
Take your basic & boring stainless steel tumbler and give it some life by painting, applying vinyl decals, or decorative tapes! Personalize it for a friend, family member, or for a special event. Once decorated, Applying a coat of Alumilite Clear Cast Resin can give you a high gloss, durable, and FDA compliant coating, This video demonstrates the basic steps in coating your own project.
It is recommended to read all instructions and SDS prior to using Amazing Clear Cast and to test product to ensure suitability prior to application on main project.
Amazing Clear Cast resin by Alumilite is a great option for adding a protective coating over laser/hand engravings, or even craft projects using photos and/or embellishments. Watch this short video to see just how easy it is!
Amazing Clear Cast demonstrates it’s versatility by being used to cast colored sections of a Arrow of Light sign used in Cub Scouts when Webelos cross over to middle school Scouting. These poured sections create vibrant colors especially when back-lit. The added durability of poured epoxy panels allows for easy transport and handling.
- Measure equal volumes of "A" & "B" sides
- Stir 3-5 minutes for adequate mixing
- **TIP** - stir slowly so less air bubbles form
- Work Time: 30-40 minutes
- Pour slowly into mold or onto surface
- Cure Time: 24-48 hours
Faux marble countertops created with Amazing Clear Cast. Watch as old countertops are resurfaced with clear epoxy to make a stunning marble effect.
Watch as we turn this old antique cutting block section into a functional table for the kitchen. Amazing Clear Cast was used to give it a high gloss and durable finish.
Even with perfect planning and preparation, air bubbles can seem to appear from out of nowhere and get caught mid stream in your resin when casting items such as table or bar tops. This video shows the process for repairing air bubbles and making those blemishes barely noticeable. If coating has been curing beyond 12 hours, light abrasion may be needed across entire surface to ensure adhesion between layers of Amazing Clear Cast.
Table top & Photo board coating. Alumilite's Amazing Clear Cast not only coats bar tops, but also can be used to seal in photos and embellishments on tables, plaques, trophies, and more
Seal photos printed on wood. How to seal photos on wood plaques. Transfer photo to wood. Seal photos transferred to wooden plank. Apply a glossy, Clear Coat finish on your table tops and photo boards. Apply a glossy, Clear Coat finish on photos printed on wood and photos transferred to wood. a glossy, Clear Coat finish on photos on wood plaques. Clear resin coating. Table top epoxy resin
After years of use, especially for bar tops, the Amazing Clear Cast can be sanded and renewed in a few easy steps. This video demonstrates that you can take sand paper as low as 60 grit to quickly remove blemishes and pour a new coating of Amazing Clear Cast to revitalize the surface.
Nikki, creates stunning bathroom countertop with Amazing Clear Cast resin, Alumidust, Alumilite dye by coating a MDF board. By laying a white resin base, then marbling colored and phosphorescent epoxy resin, Nikki has a cool and unique bathroom countertop that she did herself.
Mixing clear resins can be a challenge, as both sides are clear without pigment, unlike products that have color to determine adequate mixing. This video demonstrates a basic technique for mixing Amazing Clear Cast resin. It discusses how to properly measure and thoroughly mix the product to ensure full cure and great results. 1) Measure 1:1 by Volume (do not go by weight) 2) Thoroughly mix side A & B together (30 minutes open time) 3) Wait five minutes for air bubbles to rise after stirring 4) Pour into molds, surfaces and more! 5) Full cure time is 24-48 hours
This video shows the process of making a photo game board. A collage of photos are laminated onto the surface, which were then sealed in with a high gloss and protective coating using Amazing Clear Cast resin. Board will be used as a playing surface on a leather ottoman or on the floor.
We captured how to pour clear epoxy resin, coat and seal in 100 year old barn wood and other accents on a bar top at One Well Brewing in Kalamzoo, Michigan. The bar top surface is coated by Amazing Clear Cast from Alumilite, a clear pourable epoxy resin that can coat and cover any tabletop surface. Clear resin coating can be used on bar tops, tables and counter tops providing a crystal clear glaze coat. Amazing Clear Cast is available in 8oz, 16oz, 32oz and 2 gallon kits. DIY LIQUID GLASS SURFACE COATING 1) Measure equal amounts by Volume 2) Mix sides A and B thoroughly 3) Pour onto surface slowly 4) Allow 24-48 hours to fully cure
Alumilite's Amazing Clear Cast is a clear casting and coating system that cures to a rigid, durable, clear plastic. Use Amazing Clear Cast for coating or finishing applications such as bar tops, floors, taxidermy scenery, crafts/tumblers, lenses, pen blanks and all sorts of other clear casting or coating applications. Amazing Clear Cast is an easy to use, 1:1 mix ratio system that cures overnight which allows time for air bubbles to evacuate prior to curing. Amazing Clear Cast can be colored with Alumilite dyes, Alumilite Alumidust powders, alcoholic inks, or other non-water base colorants. Complies with FDA CFR 177.2600 for food contact
Amazing Clear Cast from Alumilite was used to coat a new bar at Boatyard Brewery in Kalamazoo, MI. Produces a high gloss protective finish from curable and clear liquid epoxy. Clear coating system that cures to a rigid, durable, clear plastic finish. Use for coating or finishing applications such as bar tops, taxidermy scenery, photo collages or other coating applications. Easy to use, 1:1 mix ratio by volume system that cures overnight which allows time for air bubbles to evacuate prior to curing. Can be colored with Alumilite dyes, alcoholic inks, or other non-water base colorants.
How To Instructions
How To FAQ
No, it is not necessary in all situations. If you are pouring over a surface that is not porous, sealing is not generally needed.
We recommend not pouring any thicker than 3/8-1/2 inch per pour.
Amazing Clear Cast cures slowly to allow air bubbles to rise to the surface and pop.
Amazing Clear Cast is a 100% solids and VOC-free epoxy. While it is a very safe product to use, it is important to read all directions, cautions, and SDS prior to use.
This is not an uncommon occurrence. Amazing Clear Cast has been formulated to provide a high gloss durable surface.
After the coating is fully cured, you can use a soft cloth with soapy water. To remove streaks and keep it glossy, you can use mild cleaners such as glass cleaner.
ACC has a shelf life of 1 year. Once ACC is opened, this time can be shorter based on moisture contamination from humidity.
Yes, as will all epoxy chemistry, ACC will yellow over time.
ACC will accept water-free dyes such as Alumilite liquid Dye. Based on the dye chosen, it can give you a translucent color or an opaque color.
There are a few possible causes for this.
Clear cast must be mixed using equal volumes of both A and B sides. Using graduated mixing containers helps to ensure that you accurately mix equal amounts.
Alumilite Corporation specializes in mold making and casting resins.
Open time at 75 degrees F is 45-60 minutes.
Demold time at 75 degrees F is 18-24 hours.
Full cure schedule is 72 hours.
1:1 mix ratio by volume of part A and part B.