Metal Cast Metallic Coating is a water based metal coating and casting material for lining moulds or coating existing surfaces

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An environmentally friendly powder and acrylic activator formulated using real aluminium powder to create beautiful, authentic metallic homewares. When lining a mould a suitable backing material is required, i.e hydroflow or totalCAST.

  • Available in a brushed aluminium finish
  • Perfect for coasters or any mould which is easily coated with a paint brush
  • When used as a coating, patterns can be created in newly poured Metal Cast using a variety of tools
  • Solvent free, no VOC's
  • Ideal for creating textured art pieces on wooden boards
  • Tools & mixing containers can be cleaned with water after use
  • Can be demoulded in 1-2 hours, for best results wait 4-5 days before buffing to a soft sheen
  • Everything you need in a handy 400g kit


How to use Metal Cast Metallic Coating/Casting material


Specifications

  Mix ratio   3 parts powder to 1 part liquid activator
  Drying time    approx. 30 minutes, demould in 1-2 hours, can be abraded after 4-5 days  
  Pot Life   10-15 minutes 
  Shelf life   9 months

 

Mixing

Thoroughly mix at a ratio of 3:1 powder to liquid, you can adjust the ratio up and down to suit the viscosity you require. If you are using Metal Cast to coat a surface then the mix can be made slightly more viscous so that it self-levels.

Application

When lining a mould a suitable backing material is required, i.e. hydroflow or total CAST Art Resin.

Using a mould - Immediately apply Metal Cast to the mould in a 1-2mm thick coat using a paint brush or spatula, ensuring all areas are covered. Leave to cure for 20 - 30 minutes before pouring the backing material.
Coating existing surfaces - dependant on how smooth or textured you want the surface to be, apply Metal Cast using a brush or trowel to achieve the desired result.

For best results leave the coating to harden for 4-5 days before lightly abrading with 0000 grade wire wool or Scotch-Brite Pads. This will ensure the Metal Cast is completely dry and give the best brushed aluminium finish.

Metal Cast Technical Data Sheet PDF

 

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Metal Cast Metallic Coating 400g

  • Brand: Eli-Chem
  • Product Code: MetalCast
  • Availability: 84
  • £18.96 Including VAT


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