SPECIAL OFFER - save £116 on our totalCAST Multipack containing 12kg of resin for the price of 10kg

Our 12kg multipack offer contains 3 x 4kg kits, perfect for large pigmented pours. totalCAST Clear Art Resin is a revolutionary hybrid polymer that produces an optically clear, high gloss finish

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totalCAST Art Resin has been ASTM certified non-hazardous and non-toxic. UV Resistance.

This epoxy resin system is used to coat and seal artwork on canvas, wood, MDF, glass, perspex, concrete, metals etc. The product can be applied by pouring, brush or roller. The excellent clarity and optical transparency makes the resin ideally suited for the protection and decoration of paintings, sculptures & collages, photos & prints, wood & timber artefacts (clocks and puzzles etc), pendants, bangles & other jewellery items, flower setting and paperweights. This formulation represents cutting edge polymeric technology and was developed to offer unrivalled user friendliness and a crystal clear result every time.

Key advantages:

  • 1:1 mixing ratio by volume or weight
  • Non toxic and VOC free
  • Odour free and solvent free
  • Built in air release agents and moisture scavengers
  • BPA (Bisphenol) free
  • UV Stable, no need for HALS or UV blockers




Please note this resin has a heat distortion temperature of 45-50°C which makes it unsuitable for the placement of very hot objects on its surface such as cups, mugs, plates etc. We recommend UltraCast xt  for excellent temperature resistance.

Differences between totalCAST and MasterCast 1-2-1:

  • Mixed viscosity: totalCAST has a lower mixed viscosity and a thinner consistency than MasterCast 
  • Curing time:  totalCAST cures in half the time (3-4hrs), MasterCast offers a longer working time

Both can be used for clear coating over existing artwork made with oil paints, acrylics, enamels, watercolours etc, but Mastercast 1-2-1 is better suited to pigmenting in resin art applications. totalCAST is ideal for pouring in moulds for embedding, potting, encapsulating and jewellery production.


Application video for totalCAST Clear Art Resin

Specifications

  Mix ratio    by weight: 100 parts resin to 100 parts hardener
  by volume: 100 parts resin to 100 parts hardener 
  Surfaces   canvas, wood, MDF, glass, perspex, concrete & metal
  Curing time    touch dry in 3/4 hours at 23°C, full cure in 5-7 days
  Coverage   1 litre of the mixed product will cover 1.43m²@ 0.5 mm thick (1kg = 1 litre)  No more than 3 kgs in one pour
  Pot Life   10-15 minutes at 23°C (250g mixed mass)
  Shelf life   one year in sealed containers


Mixing

The mixing ratio must be accurately followed to achieve perfect results. It is not possible to change the ratio which would result in the resin not drying properly and lower mechanical properties.

The mixed components should be thoroughly stirred for 3-4 minutes to ensure an even consistency. Epoxy systems tend to heat up in a pot than as a thin film, only mix the amount needed for use within the pot life of the product.

Application

The product can be applied by pouring from the mixing vessel, by brush or roller. The mixed resin can be tinted with our resi-TINT pigments, resi-METAL or resi-TINT+ Metallic Powders to make your artwork pop. resi-BLAST will add stunning cells and effects.

Health & Safety

Although our resins are formulated with the most modern and safest epoxy chemicals available, all epoxy resins are chemicals and should be managed and handled with proactive safety hygiene and responsible care.

  • Always wear nitrile gloves (or use a specialist resin barrier cream)
  • Wear a respirator when sanding partially-cured resin
  • It is advisable to work in a well ventilated room
  • We advise the use of safety goggles
  • Avoid skin contact (if resin gets on skin wash with plenty of soap & water)
  • DO NOT eat, drink or smoke while working
  • In case of eye contamination wash with plenty of water for 15 minutes and consult medical advice immediately

Adding inks/paints/mica powder/glitter to epoxy resin will change its properties and may reduce its non-toxicity. If you use alcohol inks DO NOT use a flame to remove bubbles, as alcohol is flammable.

totalCAST Brochure PDF

totalCAST Technical Data Sheet PDF

totalCAST Safety Data Sheet PDF

totalCAST_ASTM_D-4236_Certification PDF


Bangle image courtesy of Tali Iserles at Tallulah Does the Hula

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totalCAST 12kg MULTIPACK

  • Brand: Eli-Chem
  • Product Code: TCAST 12kg multipack
  • Availability: 25
  • £228.00 Including VAT


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