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Epoxy Resin for DIY Kitchen Countertops

Use Amazing Clear Cast Epoxy Resin to coat, refinish or make brand new, custom kitchen countertops.

Amazing Clear Cast is an easy-to-use, do-it-yourself epoxy resin that can completely transform countertop spaces and bring new life to your kitchen.

  • Self-leveling epoxy resin is an ideal material for DIY kitchen countertops, islands and butcher block stands and other work areas in the kitchen.
  • Epoxy countertops offer heat resistance, scratch resistance, FDA-compliance (FDA 21 CFR 175.300 and FDA CFR 177.26000) and are fully customizable with the addition of colored dyes and pigments.
  • Any number of effects, including marble and granite-like patterns, can be achieved.

When properly prepared, a variety of existing surfaces can easily be refinished with Amazing Clear Cast Epoxy Resin. Common materials include laminate, wood, concrete, tile, marble, granite, and MDF.

Use the resources below to get started on your DIY epoxy countertop:

Kitchen Countertops

White Kitchen Countertop
Marbled Grey and White Kitchen Countertop

Kitchen Countertops Videos

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Amazing Clear Cast

  1. Measure equal volumes of "A" & "B" sides
  2. Stir 3-5 minutes for adequate mixing
    • **TIP** - stir slowly so less air bubbles form
  3. Work Time:  30-40 minutes
  4. Pour slowly into mold or onto surface
  5. Cure Time:  24-48 hours
  6. Demold

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Marble Countertop

Faux marble countertops created with Amazing Clear Cast. Watch as old countertops are resurfaced with clear epoxy to make a stunning marble effect.


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Old Cutting Block Re-purposed into Kitchen Cart

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.


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Fixing bubbles in bar top coatings and encapsulations

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.


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Refinishing Amazing Clear Cast Coatings

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.


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How to Mix Amazing Clear Cast Clear Resin - Alumilite

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

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How to Apply Liquid Glass Epoxy on a Bar Top with Amazing Clear Cast Resin

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

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Amazing Clear Cast Resin by Alumilite

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

Kitchen Countertops 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.

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.

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