ArtCast Fast Set 5:1 Epoxy Resin

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    ArtCast Epoxy Resin - Fast - 600ml Kit
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    ArtCast Is A Fast Set Epoxy

    Looking for a quick cure resin? You're in luck! ArtCast casting resin is one of the fastester setting kits on the market. Here's what you need to know about this fast set epoxy product, including how to use it and what to expect.

    ArtCast fast set epoxy resin is an excellent option for those who are looking for a quick set resin. This product has a number of features that make it ideal for a variety of applications. It's very low viscosity and excellent air release. UV resistance, high gloss and hard finish. Explore the features of ArtCast epoxy resin and how they can benefit your next project. 

    One of the standout features of ArtCast epoxy resin is its fast set time. This means that once mixed, it will begin to cure and harden in a short period of time. Usually within 20-30 minutes depending on temperature and humidity. This makes it perfect for those with limited time or who want to complete their project quick.

    How Does ArtCast Fast Set Casting Epoxy Resin Work?

    ArtCast fast set casting epoxy resin is a two part resin. Mixed at a 5:1 ratio by volume. It has a low viscosity and cures quicker than ArtCast Slow. Making it ideal for casting small objects up to 200ml in volume. Or shallow pours up to 10mm deep. To reach the desired depth, multiple pours of 10mm deep can be made. This fast set casting epoxy resin is available in a range of resin kit sizes to suit your casting project.

    With a full cure in 7 days, this resin is perfect for those who want to see their creations come to life quick. The process of using ArtCast fast set casting resin is simple and easy.

    To begin, ensure that the mixing area and all materials are clean and free of dust or debris. Measure out the desired amount of resin and hardener according to the 5:1 ratio. Mix them together thoroughly for approximately two minutes. Until the mixture becomes clear with no streaks. This ensures that both components are combined. There will be a proper chemical reaction during curing.

    Next, pour the mixed resin into your chosen mould or container within 20 minutes of mixing. As it will start to thicken after this time period. You can add in any desired colours or pigments at this stage for a personalized touch.

    Once poured, gently tap or blow on the surface to remove any air bubbles that may have formed during mixing. Covering the mould with a piece of cardboard can also help prevent dust from settling on top while it cures.

    After 12 hours, the casting should be firm enough to handle but still slightly flexible. It can then be demolded carefully without causing any damage.

    Why Use A Fast Cast Resin?

    If you're looking for a quick setting option for your resin projects. Consider using Artcast Cast Resin. This product is touch dry in 12 hours. Making it ideal for projects that require a fast turnaround time. Casting, encapsulation, and other creative applications. Can be achieved with ArtCast fast's very low viscosity Epoxy Resin. Because ArtCast cures quicker and produces a hard, durable finish. It is perfect for casting smaller objects in silicone moulds, as it will not shrink or warp as it cures. ArtCast can be tinted with pigments or dyes to create unique resin colours. Or it can be left its natural clear colour. Not only is ArtCast fast and efficient, but it also produces high-quality results. Its very low viscosity allows for smooth and bubble-free pours. Ensuring a professional-looking finish every time. This makes it a popular choice among artists, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts. Who value both speed and quality in their projects.

    What Makes ArtCast Fast Set Epoxy Different From Other Casting resins?

    ArtCast Cast Resin is a two-part, clear epoxy resin. Specifically designed for casting small objects. Versatile in its multiple applications such as. Small castings, Doming, Fast prototyping and filling small voids in timber. It is different from other types of epoxy. Because it's Australian made. UV stable properties, low to no odour. It's super high strength and scratch resistance once cured. Which means longevity and hard wearing for your project.

    What Are The Benefits Of Using Fast Set Casting Resin?

    Fast Set Casting Resin is the ideal choice for quick turnaround projects. It has a shorter cure time than other types of casting resins. Means that you can complete your project in a shorter time frame. This fast set casting resin is also less likely to yellow over time. So your finished piece will retain its original beauty for longer. This type of casting resin is highly durable and resistant to heat and chemicals. Fast Set Casting Resin provides numerous benefits for artists and craftsmen. Looking to create beautiful and durable pieces in a timely manner. With its quick curing time, strength, versatility, safety features and UV resistance. This type of resin is truly a game-changer in the world of crafting and design.

    Tips For Using A Fast Cast Casting Resins

    Casting resins are a popular medium for creating custom made objects. Jewelry, and even small sculptures. Fast cast resins have become especially popular, because of their quick drying time and ease of use. But, as with any crafting material. There are some tips that can help you achieve the best results when working with fast cast resin.

    • When using ArtCast casting resins, it is important to follow our instructions for best results.

    • Prepare your work area in advance. Have all of your tools and materials ready to go before starting. This will help you avoid any delays or mishaps.

    • Read our in depth instructions here before beginning . This will ensure that you understand the process and are able to follow along correctly.

    • Mix the resin and hardener in the correct ratio. Be precise with this step, as an incorrect ratio can result in poor performance of the resin.

    • When the resin is setting. Do not move the mould or disturb the resin while it is setting, as this could result in imperfections.

    • Allow the resin to cure completely before removing it from the mold. This may take several hours, depending on the brand of fast cast resin you are using. Do not rush this step, as it is crucial for achieving a strong and durable finished piece.

    • Use caution when handling uncured resin as it can be sticky and messy. Wear gloves and work in a well-ventilated area to avoid inhaling fumes.

    • Clean up spills or drips immediately with soap and water before they harden. -Make sure your molds are clean and free of debris before pouring in the resin. -Experiment with adding color pigments or glitter for unique effects.

    • If your project requires multiple layers of resin, wait until each layer has cured before adding another one on top.

    • Avoid direct sunlight or extreme temperatures when curing your resin. This can cause cracking or discoloration.

    • Follow proper disposal guidelines for leftover unmixed resin according to manufacturer instructions.

    Preparation Is Key with using Casting Epoxy Resin

    Casting epoxy resin is a great way to create beautiful and unique pieces of art. However, it is important to remember that this type of resin sets very quickly. This means that you need to be prepared before you start mixing. Make sure you have all of your materials ready and within reach. Once you start mixing the resin, you will have 20 minutes so work in small sections and don’t try to rush the process.

    If you take your time and work carefully, you will be able to create beautiful works of art using our epoxy resin.

     

    Compare Our Casting Resins ArtCast Fast & Slow in Detail

    The below diagram shows the differences in both Artcast Slow and Artcast Fast.