Resources

  • What You Need to Know About Resins and Solvents

    What You Need to Know About Resins and Solvents

    Here’s a little-known fact: Even if resins and solvents are marked as kid-friendly, eco-friendly, non-toxic, or claim to have no VOCs, they can still be very dangerous to work with – for your health and for your board. To illustrate this, we put together an experiment to show you how different resins and solvents react to materials in board construction.  The Resins and Solvents Experiment – Safety First Before we start experimenting with resins and solvents, we always make sure we are in a well-ventilated area, and we have a mask. Lots of resins that are sold in art supply...

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  • How to Laminate a Wooden Surfboard with Epoxy Resin

    How to Laminate a Wooden Surfboard with Epoxy Resin

    In this step-by-step guide, we are going to show you how to laminate a wooden surfboard with epoxy resin. In this tutorial, we will be using the CLR epoxy resin system with Fast Hardener from Entropy Resins. Before You Laminate a Wooden Surfboard with Epoxy Resin Before beginning any laminating project, you have to know how to mix and handle your epoxy resin. Check out our epoxy mixing and handling tutorial here for best practices in epoxy resin use and safety.What You’ll Need: Sturdy rack for your board Surfboard blank to work on A well-ventilated room and proper safety equipment...

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  • 15 Tips & Tricks for The Perfect Epoxy Resin Mix

    15 Tips & Tricks for The Perfect Epoxy Resin Mix

    Whether it’s your first time putting together an epoxy resin mix, or you’re a seasoned pro, you should always keep in mind these 15 tips and tricks for getting the best mix for your project. TIPS FOR EPOXY RESIN MIX PREPARATION Do all your prep work first. Think through the entire process before you start.Get your substrate ready and only then start your epoxy resin mix.   Epoxy resin mix, application, and clean-up should always be the last step in the process as it requires the most attention. If it’s your first time using an epoxy resin mix, do some...

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  • Step-by Step Guide: Measuring and Mixing Epoxy Resins

    Step-by Step Guide: Measuring and Mixing Epoxy Resins

    Measuring and mixing epoxy resins accurately and safely is an essential skill for any resin user that wants to stay healthy and have great results with their project. In this tutorial, we will show you two recommended techniques for measuring and mixing epoxy resins by weight or volume. Mixing Epoxy Resins 101 – Choose Your Resin For this demonstration, we are using our Super SAP CLR epoxy resin system from Entropy Resins. All of their retail formulas are two-part epoxy systems made up of a resin (Part A) and a hardener (Part B). As with all epoxy resins, our systems are designed...

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  • Eco Friendly Art Resin NEW to Canada

    Eco Friendly Art Resin NEW to Canada

    Product Overview SUPER SAP® CCR System is a clear, UV stabilized epoxy system designed specifically for casting, potting, and embedding applications. Low color and low viscosity allow for bubble free, crystal clear castings ideal for art and hobby applications. The system features two hardener speeds; slow (CCS) for high build casting resin applications and fast (CCF) for quick, small project fast casting resin applications such as resin jewelry and more. Available in FAST and Slow cure speeds. Fast Cure: 90 min pot life, 24 HR tack free timeSlow Cure: 360 min pot life, 72 HR tack free time Two-part epoxy resin kits comprised of...

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  • 'Made in Canada' just got a whole lot easier!

    'Made in Canada' just got a whole lot easier!

    Welcome to Swell Composites Supply Ltd.  We are a Vancouver, BC based Distributor and Importer of Resins, Composites, Surfboard Blanks & Components as well as the creators behind 'The Board Doctor' Epoxy & Fiberglass Repair Kit.  We're excited to launch our new e-commerce website aimed at supporting local and hobby manufacturers throughout Canada. Our goal is simple, to provide a one-stop shop for builders while also helping them to streamline their supply chain and logistics activities.   We provide value to the market by offering distribution services  anywhere in Canada as well as by consolidating the buying power of the local surf...

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