ArtCast™ is the latest addition to our Resin Play family. It is our most affordable resin designed for crafters and artists who require a cost-effective solution for their projects. It has the closest properties to HeatResist™, except that it has a slightly stronger odour and is not recommended to be used as a clear coating.
ArtCast™ is an optically clear epoxy resin system with excellent UV resistance. This resin is suitable for shallow castings of small objects such as jewellery, coasters and keychain pendants. Due to its low viscosity and long working time of up to 90 minutes (depending on size), it has excellent bubble release. It cures very rigid and is highly durable, with a temperature resistance of 70 to 80°C. It is solvent-free, which makes it safe for incidental contact with food once fully cured. This resin has a mild odour.
Note: Due to its chemical properties, ArtCast™ is recommended for casting only, as a phenomenon known as amine blush may occur if it is used as a clear coating. Amine blush may appear as a cloudy or cell-like cluster film on the surface of your cured resin. If you require a resin for clear coating, we recommend using ArtCoat™ or Non-Toxic 2-in-1™.
When stored under dry and cool conditions in sealed packaging, the resin has a shelf life of 2 years. Once opened, the shelf life is 1 year. However, resin does not actually expire. When it is reaching the end of its shelf life, it simply oxidises (turns yellow). Oxidised resin can still be used for pigmented resin pieces.
For professional use only. Keep out of reach of children. Follow product usage instructions included with the product and wear personal protective equipment. For more information on safety, please refer to the SDS available below.
The technical specifications and information is given in good faith and based on our test results obtained but without warranty. The information may differ when the resin is used in different environments, when other additives or pigments are added, or due to any user or external-related factors. The application, use and processing of the products are beyond our control and Resin Play in respect of any sale of its products shall be determined by the terms of its conditions of sale.
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