River Resin Deep Pour Epoxy For Beginners

River Resin Deep Pour Epoxy For Beginners - Solid Solutions

Step 1: Understanding Deep Pour Epoxy River Resin 

Solid Solutions Deep Pour River Resin epoxy resin is a high-quality, versatile polymer that has revolutionized the world of Art, Craft and Woodworking. 
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River Resin Deep Pour Epoxy is a two-part epoxy system, consisting of both resin (part A) and hardener (part B) , that when mixed together, creates an amazing reaction that will result in a crystal-clear, high-gloss finish. It is not like traditional epoxy resins, Solid Solutions River Resin epoxy has a lower viscosity, enabling it to be poured in thick quantities up to 50mm without excessive heat build-up or the need for multiple pours. 
Solid Solutions River Resin has excellent adhesion properties, durability, and resistance to moisture, UV rays, and chemicals, Solid Solutions deep pour River Resin epoxy is an ideal choice for a wide range of applications, including tabletops, interiors, river tables, jewelry, and much more.

Step 2: Building your Epoxy Resin Box Template

If you are planning to create large river resin pours, it's important to contain the epoxy in a suitable box. Ideally, you will need to construct a box that fits the wood you will be pouring into. 
To prevent any epoxy leaks, use a caulking gun to seal where the side seams meet at the bottom. Seal the bottom and sides of the box in tuck tape. This will help to prevent the epoxy from sticking to the wood. Finally, ensure that your box is level in all directions, as this will help to distribute the epoxy uniformly and ensure a flat surface.

Step 3: Mixing Deep Pour River Resin Epoxy

Mixing Solid Solutions River Resin epoxy resin is a very important and crucial step in your epoxy project, and it's important to get it right to ensure a successful finish. Here's what you need to know about mixing River Resin. 
Measure each Part carefully: Follow our labels instructions to determine the correct ratio of resin (part A) to hardener(part B) . Measure each component carefully, even small variations in the mix ratio can cause the resin to cure improperly.
 Mix epoxy thoroughly: Combine the resin (part A) and hardener (part B) in a mixing cup or bucket and stir evenly for at least two minutes, scraping the sides and bottom of the cup to ensure a complete even mix. If you have access to a mixer or a small drill with a mixing attachment, use it to ensure a thorough mix.
Remove bubbles: After mixing, allow the mix to sit for a few minutes to allow any bubbles to rise to the surface. Solid Solutions River Resin has special release agent to aid this process. Then, use a heat gun to carefully remove the bubbles if needed. 

Step 4: Add Mica Pigment or Epoxy Pastes

You can add Pigment and Pastes to tint the colour of Solid Solutions River Resin. 
Adding pigment color to epoxy resin can result in a stunning and unique finished product for your project. Here are some tips to help you achieve your desired result.
Select the right pigment you prefer to use:
Pearlescent Pigment are powders that comes in many colours and shades that can be added to our River Resin. 
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Epoxy pigments Pastes are liquid pigments, we recommend you only add up to 5% to your mix, they are very concentrated and come in a wide variety of colors. 
Epoxy Pigment PastesEpoxy Pigment Paste Red

Step 5: Air & Bubbles 

Pour the River Resin epoxy slowly and carefully onto the surface of your project. Hold the cup close to the surface and allow the epoxy to flow out slowly. By doing this, you will maximize the release of air & bubbles. 
Once you've poured the epoxy, use a heat gun or torch to gently heat the surface of the epoxy. This will help to remove any remaining bubbles and give the surface a smooth finish. Be careful not to overheat the epoxy, as this can cause it to bubble up or burn.

Step 6: Deep Pour Epoxy Cure Time 

Allowing the epoxy to cure: Once you have poured the epoxy and removed the bubbles, allow it to cure according to the label instructions. 
We hope you enjoy using Solid Solutions River Resin 
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