How to cast epoxy resin yourself?

Do you want to pour epoxy yourself? That becomes easy with this manual. Epoxy is a synthetic resin with various options. Epoxy consists of a liquid base component (resin) and a liquid hardener. After mixing both elements, the material will harden into a hard, plastic-like material. The material is easy to process, even for the do-it-yourselfer. In our information center you will find plenty of articles to get inspired and get started yourself!

Casting epoxy yourself

Do you want to cast epoxy yourself? Then you need the following products:

  • Collect the things you want to cast in epoxy. If the object or material you want to use absorbs moisture, such as a photo or newspaper, it is wise to first seal it with white wood glue. This way you protect the object against discoloration.
  • Choose the right mould. A silicone mould is useful for this because it does not adhere to epoxy.

Getting started with epoxy

Do you have everything you need? Then you can start pouring the epoxy resin. Always make sure you wear gloves and that the surface is covered with a cloth or garbage bag. Now mix the epoxy to the desired thickness and start pouring. Allow the first layer to harden thoroughly and remove air bubbles. After 2 hours of curing, you can always pour a second layer of epoxy. 

The possibilities

As mentioned, there are countless possibilities with epoxy. It is easy to use and delivers a nice result. On our website you will find all the manuals and products you need. You can also contact us for advice!

Making art with epoxy

You can make many fun things with epoxy. Think of coasters, jewelry, orgonites and much more. In our article 'Art with epoxy ' we list all the possibilities and instructions.

It is also possible to cast objects in a table with epoxy resin. You can make many creative creations to make beautiful epoxy tables. Think of beer cups, coins, sand with shells and more. But you can also seal tables with a thin protective coat of epoxy.

Pouring an epoxy floor yourself

Pouring an epoxy floor yourself is a breeze with Polyestershoppen's products! First, it is important to choose from two types of flooring: an epoxy cast floor or epoxy floor coating. Next, you need to prepare the floor. After that, you are going to apply the right primer before you can finish the floor. Read all about installing an epoxy floor here.

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