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Since we started this campaign in April we have been able to donate over $500 to different charities across Canada. For the month of June, we will continue our donation campaign. Swell Composites will donate $5 from every order to a COVID-19 charity. We want to do our part to help our communities get through this pandemic as safely as possible. If you have any questions about our policies, please email or call us.Stay home, stay safe & wash your hands!   This months charity is Community Food Centres Canada Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) has launched a $3-million Good Food Access Fund to provide emergency...

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We created this blog post to help you get the best results for your application and to help prolong the shelf-life of the Entropy Resins line of Super Sap products. Table of Contents Resin Storage Shelf-life Heating Epoxy Resin Crystallization Warm Room Post cure Measuring and Mixing Shaping Boards VOCs Why can’t I get a 5-gallon jug? More Questions Resin Storage Resin should always be stored indoors and off the ground (not on concrete or tiled basement/shop floor) ideally in a temperature controlled environment. Shelf-life For extended shelf-life, Resin and Hardener must always be kept above freezing – optimal working and storage...

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PREVENTING & RESOLVING WHAT IS CRYSTALLIZATION AND HOW TO STOP IT What is Crystallization Crystallization of epoxy resin formulations is not uncommon and in some cases is a reflection of the high-performance nature of these materials. Under the right conditions, any epoxy resin can crystalize. Crystallization may present itself initially as cloudiness but can proceed to suspended crystals, sedimentation, and eventually a solid mass, given enough time under the right environmental conditions. Similar to other types of crystal growth (i.e. water freezing to become ice) the process of epoxy crystallization is a reversible phase change from liquid to solid. The...

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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. PREPARATION 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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    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. The Basics 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 to...

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