Monday, April 7, 2014

Know more about Epoxy resins and their usage!

There is a variety of color compounds used by plastic manufacturing industries for making colored plastic objects. Besides manufacturing colored plastic goods, do you know how to color an epoxy resin? Here is a piece of information that will make you familiar with the procedure of coloring epoxy resin.
  • Mix epoxy resin in the quantity specified by the manufacturer- One should wear gloves and work in a ventilated area as the mixing process release fumes, which are harmful for the body.
  • Dip a toothpick in the mixture and place the coated toothpick into the mixture. Typically, you will need some more drops of color concentrate to get the color of your choice.
Mentioned below are some of the factors that you need to consider while using epoxy resins:
  • When using epoxy resin, make sure that area you are gluing is clean and dry.
  • Always mix epoxy resin in specified quantities.
  • Make use of a large wooden spoon to mix hardener and powder together.
You need to act quickly to use epoxy resin as when it becomes gel, it is of no use. Then, you need to mix hardener and powder again.

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