Category: Resin Frequently Asked Questions

Resi-Blast FAQ

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Resi-Blast FAQ What is resiblast made of? It’s a blend of polymeric wetting agents and organic dispersants. The exact recipe is a trade secret. How does it work? It works through a repelling action as it is not meant to be added to any polymer resin and they try to escape each other as soon as… Read more »

MasterCast resin TotalCast resin FAQ

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Resin Obsession is pleased to add two new resins to our resin product family.  Both resins, made by Eli-Chem Resins UK give artists more options when creating their resin art. –What is the minimum amount to mix? 20 grams, which is approximately 3/4 ounce. –What is the maximum amount to mix? Please mix no more… Read more »

Resin Obsession color pigments FAQ

resin colorants Resin Obsession color pigments frequently asked questions Why do I have to mix this into the Part A resin before adding the Part B hardener? The Resin Obsession colorants contain epoxy resin. This epoxy requires additional hardener in order to cure properly. By adding the color to the resin first, and keeping track of your... Read more »

Is resin safe to use during pregnancy?

pregnant woman with doctor Is resin safe to use during pregnancy? Good question!  Using resin can fun way to spend a creative afternoon.  It does, however, require certain safety precautions.  Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether or not to use resin while you are pregnant: Carefully review the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the resin(s)... Read more »

How to store resin

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How to store resin Making sure your resin is stored properly will ensure a long happy life for your resin.  Here are a few suggestions on how keep your resin in its best shape for as long as possible. 1.  Store upright in its original containers. Resin is sold in containers that are compatible with… Read more »

Tips for selecting a model for your next mold

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  Models for Resin Molds I have had a lot of fun exploring different molding options over the last few weeks.  After receiving several emails with molding questions, I thought it might be a good idea to ‘start from the beginning’ when it comes to mold making. When it comes to making a mold, regardless… Read more »

Common resin crafting terms

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Resin jewelry making and crafting definitions Note:  These terms are defined as they relate to resin casting and resin jewelry making.  If you have questions or would like an additional term added to the list, please comment below. Accelerator: An additive to speed up the chemical reaction between the catalyst and resin. Air Bubble Void:… Read more »

How much resin do I need?

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How much resin should I mix? When it comes to making things with resin, one of the tricky parts is knowing how much mixed resin you’re going to need. It’s important to make sure you have enough, but of course, you don’t want to waste any when making your resin jewelry and crafts. Here are… Read more »

Resin Safety

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How to stay safe when using resin When working with resin, you don’t need to go full blown hazmat attire, but you do need to exercise a few precautions to make sure you don’t do anything to harm yourself or others.  Here are a few of my basic recommendations when it comes to resin safety: … Read more »

Judikins Clear Enameling Resin Fluxe FAQ

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Frequently asked questions about Judikins Clear Enameling Resin Fluxe If you’re looking for a way to get a clear resin finish to your jewelry and crafts in under 30 minutes, then the Judikins Clear Enameling Resin fluxe could be just what you need. How does the fluxe work? The fluxe comes in a ground consistency,… Read more »