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TotalBoat ThickSet Clear Casting Epoxy is perfect for thick casting, embedding & molding projects. Its water-clear, 2-part formula makes DIY projects easy—just measure, mix and pour! Simple 3 parts resin to 1 part hardener mix ratio creates a deep, glass-like finish on bars, counters and tables, highlighting the surface itself or the creative objects you've embedded, such as shells, bottle caps & photos.
ThickSet lets you pour deeper single layers than you can with a traditional tabletop epoxy. For large pours (tables or slabs), you can pour single layers 1/2-in. to 1-in. deep. Small molds can be poured in single layers up to 2 in. deep. Long working time lets you experiment & have fun! Cured epoxy is BPA-free, safer for food contact.
Choose Kit size: 1.3 QT, 1.3 GAL, 4 GAL or 8 GAL. Kits include 2 mixing cups, 2 stir sticks & 1 spreader.
For your protection, wear safety glasses, long sleeves, and disposable gloves to prevent contact with skin and eyes while mixing, pouring, and working with TotalBoat ThickSet. It's also very important that your work area is well ventilated.
|Item Number||Kit Size||Component Quantity|
|TB-0044-K||1.3 Quart Kit||1 Quart TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1/3 Quart ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-9963-K||1.3 Gallon Kit||1 Gallon TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1/3 Gallon ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-9964-K||4 Gallon Kit||3 Gallons TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1 Gallon ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-0680-K||8 Gallon Kit||6 Gallons TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 2 Gallons ThickSet Hardener|
|Mix Ratio by Volume||3A:1B|
|Mix Ratio by Weight||100A:28B|
|Working Time @ 77°F||10-30 minutes, depending on mixing mass, material temperature, ambient temperature, mixing time, speed of mixing, speed of application, & casting and coating thickness.|
|Gel Time @ 77°F (150g mass)||5.5 hours|
|Thinner||Do not thin TotalBoat ThickSet|
|Cleanup||Denatured alcohol (uncured epoxy)|
|Coverage||1.5 sq. ft./gallon of mixed ThickSet, with a 1" thick layer|
|Maximum Thickness (Pour Depth) Per Layer||The maximum single-pour depth is 1" for large pours, and 2" for casting in small molds.|
Pour 3 parts resin and 1 part hardener by volume into a clean mixing cup (DO NOT mix more than 1 total gallon of material at a time).
Stir for 2-3 minutes to mix thoroughly. Pour into a clean mixing cup and stir for another 2-3 minutes.
Pour slowly, to minimize air bubbles. Use the spreader to help level out the layer. The maximum single-pour depth is 1" for large pours, and 2" for casting in small molds.
Step pouring additional layers: Wait until the previous layer is cool, but still soft enough to indent with a fingernail, and pour the next layer of ThickSet directly on top.
Both of these epoxies give you beautiful results for crystal-clear coating, casting, embedding or encapsulating projects. However, TotalBoat TableTop Epoxy is more of a 'coating' epoxy, and TotalBoat ThickSet epoxy, is more of a 'casting' epoxy designed for thicker pours.
TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy Advantages
Designed for thick casting, ThickSet allows you to do deeper single-layer pours than you can do with TotalBoat TableTop Epoxy. For example, you can pour a single layer of TotalBoat ThickSet 1/2"-1" deep when pouring into large areas or molds, and up to 2" deep when pouring into small molds.
TotalBoat TableTop Epoxy Advantages
The maximum single-layer depth for TotalBoat TableTop Epoxy is 1/8"-1/4".