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The first step to success with any epoxy project is correctly selecting resin and hardener to suit your project, processes, and working temperature. Entropy Resins offers several biobased epoxy systems designed for laminating, coating, clear coating, and hot coating; casting and clear casting; and compression molding. These epoxy resins are matched with hardeners that control cure speed. The following guide will help you choose the best resin and hardener combination for your epoxy project. LAMINATING & COATING   For laminating and coating, choose CLR Clear Laminating Resin, BRT Optically Brightened Laminating Resin, or ONE High-Biobased Laminating Resin. There are three Entropy Resin systems...

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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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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 work in...

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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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WET LAYUP METHODS When applying fiberglass or carbon fiber with laminating resins via wet layup, several techniques can be used depending upon the weight of your fabric. We’ll describe best practices for applying fiberglass and carbon fiber based on your fabric weight. LIGHTWEIGHT FABRICS Lightweight (4 – 6 oz.) fiberglass cloth, popular in surfboard laminations, is easy to wet out from the top. It will become transparent when fully wet out with Entropy Resins epoxy. Prepare the surface as you would for bonding. Position the cloth over the surface and cut it several inches larger on all sides and let...

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