Monday, March 1, 2021

How to Measure Resin - And Get it Right!

Should you measure resin in ONE SINGLE CUP or TWO SEPARATE CUPS?  That is a good question! If you've ever had a batch of resin that stayed a bit soft, even after days of curing, there's a good chance that you didn't get the measurements right. Measuring resin accurately is absolutely essential for it to cure hard.  So, how can you make sure that you get the measurements correct so that your next resin project cures properly? And, that you don't end up with some of Part A or Part B left over when you get to the bottom of your resin kit...  Because there's nothing worse than WASTING resin! Well, if your resin kit tells you to MEASURE THE RESIN BY VOLUME, then read on! When measuring resin by volume, there are two ways you can do it:  Measure in a single cup;  or Measure in two separate cups. So let's take a look at each of them and see how they stack up against each other. For simplicity, I'm using a 1:1 ratio resin. Of course, before you can begin, you need t...