Epoxy Resin Alcohol Inks

Epoxy Resin Alcohol Inks

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EPODEX epoxy resins are suitable for all applications. The scope of delivery includes resin (A) and hardener (B) as well as one or more 10g(1/3fl.oz) bottles of Alcohol Inks, depending on the selection. Choose between our two-epoxy resin system kits ECO and PRO. Then determine the desired amount of epoxy resin and alcohol ink. For the typical Alcohol Ink effect, you can optionally order white dye. The more white dye used, the stronger the effect. You will find application instructions on this product page.

  • Epoxy resin systems
    Ideally suited. X Not suited. ~ Not ideal, but can be used.
    ECO System PRO System
    Mixing Ratio by Weight/Volume Resin (A): Hardener (B) 100:50 100:50
    Pouring ~
    Glueing ~
    Application Areas (e.g.)
    Priming, coating and sealing of floors (industrial floors, garages, interior floors, bath etc.)
    Coating and sealing of tables, countertops and other furniture/objects
    Sealing of picture
    Pouring of tables ("River Tables") ~ ~
    Creation of jewelry and small castings up to 3/4"
    Casting of large pieces in one pour X X
    Isolation of Electrical circuits and terminal points X
    Use in aircraft, ship and model construction
    Bonding and sealing of concrete, wood, plastic, hard foam, natural stone, fibreglass and other materials ~
    Processing Characteristics
    Wood turning
    Max. Pouring height per process at +70°F1 3/8" 3/4"
    Waiting time until further casting at +70°F2 (Number of pourings: unlimited) min. 6h min. 12h
    Gelling time and pot life at +70°F (Gel Timer TECAM) 25min. (3.38fl.oz) 65min. (4.9fl.oz)
    Min. processing temperature +60°F +60°F
    Max. processing temperature at max. casting height +70°F (3/8”) +70°F (3/4”)
    Max. processing temperature at 1/16" coating height +95°F +95°F
    Max. relative humidity during processing 70% 70%
    Max. material shrinkage after processing 1% 1%
    Processing Time (at 70°F)
    At layer height 0-1/8" 60min. 120min.
    At layer height 3/8" 25min. 90min.
    At layer height 3/4" X 60min.
    At layer height 2" X X
    Touchable / Accessible on Foot / Demoldable (at 70°F)
    At layer height 0-1/8” after 20h after 24h
    At layer height 3/8” after 20h after 20h
    At layer height 3/4” X after 20h
    At layer height 2” X X
    Complete chemical curing after 7 days after 7 days
    Technical Properties
    Transparent resin
    Crystal clear curing X
    Max. possible UV stabilization3 X
    Bubble free
    VOC free4 X
    BPA free5
    Plasticizer free (Phthalate)
    Resistant to chemicals
    Scratch resistant6
    Doming effect (depth effect)
    Miscible with all EPODEX coloring agents
    Suitable for underfloor heating
    Suitable for outdoor use X
    High adhesion
    Density (g/cm3) 1,1 1,1
    Viscosity (mPa·s) 700 530
    Max. heat deflection temperature7 +131°F +131°F
    Min. heat deflection temperature -22°F -22°F
    SHORE hardness after curing (D1) 87 82
    Storage temperature 50-85°F 50-85°F
    Shelf life 12 months 12 months
    Shelf life after opening8 6 months 6 months
    1. Casting above the maximum pouring height per process is not recommended. The resin may boil as a result of the reaction and yellowing, cracking and deformation can occur. By reducing the temperature (room, substrate, material temperature to e.g., 60°F and reducing the area to e.g., 4"x4", casting heights of up to 12" can be achieved in one casting process.
    2. There is no maximum time limit to pour the next layer.
    3. No epoxy resin is completely UV stabilized. However, high-quality raw materials and additives such as UV absorbers can increase UV stabilization. By using a top coat, you can increase UV stabilization even further. Possible topcoats are e.g. transparent polyurethane (PU) resins or lacquers which are painted or sprayed onto the epoxy coating as a finish.
    4. When properly used and completely cured, it is VOC free.
    5. According to formula without free BPA.
    6. Our epoxy resin systems have a high scratch resistance, but are not completely scratch-resistant. Scratch resistance can be increased by using a topcoat. Possible topcoats are e.g. transparent polyurethane (PU) resins or lacquers which are painted or sprayed onto the epoxy coating as a finish.
    7. The heat deflection temperature indicates up to which temperature the cured epoxy resin system remains mechanically stable. At higher temperatures, the cured epoxy can soften. By annealing (curing at higher temperatures >131°F), the heat resistance can be increased.
    8. If the lid of the container is closed directly after opening, the shelf life after opening is at least 6 months.

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EPODEX Epoxy Resin Alcohol Inks

EPODEX Alcohol Inks are transparent and fast-drying alcohol-based ink colors specifically designed for fluid painting techniques. Create individual color gradients, abstract effects, and surprising shapes with EPODEX Alcohol Inks.
The ink can be used on almost all smooth, non-porous materials. Epoxy resins, synthetic papers (e.g. Yupo paper), glass, metal, ceramics, porcelain, stone or modeling clay are best suited. After drying, the acid-free Alcohol Inks are smudge-proof and waterproof.

Application on epoxy resins

  1. Mix epoxy resin and hardener 2:1 (e.g. 64oz resin: 32oz hardener).
  2. Pour the resin-hardener mixture onto the desired surface or into the desired mold. For the typical Alcohol Ink effect (“Petri-Art effect“) we recommend a maximum pouring height of 19/32”.
  3. Add the colored alcohol ink of your choice to the still liquid resin-hardener mixture and then add the alcohol ink SELENIT WHITE. The inks will react with each other creating a unique pattern. The more white ink drops you add to the colored ink drop, the more pronounced and deeper the effect will be.
  4. To achieve a full-surface result, you can, for example, place several colored drops next to each other and alternate them with white drops to create a pattern. The more white drops you put on the colored drop, the deeper the colors sink into the resin and the stronger the Alcohol Ink effect is.
  5. Work with different colored paints for a multicolored result.

Info: Epoxy resin is sensitive to any kind of moisture during curing (risk of amine blush formation, i.e. white patches in the top layer). For this reason, we recommend that you avoid any contact between water and the epoxy until it has cured completely. For thin layers, cold temperatures (ambient, substrate, and resin temperatures below 70°F) and increased humidity, the time until the epoxy resin is fully cured may be extended.

Consumption Volumes

Determine the required amount with the help of our epoxy resin “Epoxy calculator” on this page.

Total Thickness for Floors and Other Surfaces: 1/16”

  • Priming with ECO: approx. 1oz/sqft
  • Priming with EPOXY PRIMER: approx. 0.65oz/sqft
  • Main Layer: approx. 4oz/sqft

Customer Service: If you have further questions, please contact us by phone, e-mail or use our WhatsApp support.
Note: Please note that due to different lighting conditions and monitors, the colors may not be uniformly displayed. All information is recommendations based on our experience; without legal obligation.

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