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TotalBoat ThickSet Clear Casting Epoxy is a deep pour resin system ideal for thick casting, embedding & molding projects. 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 traditional tabletop epoxy. For large pours (river tables or slabs), pour single layers up to 1/2 inch deep. Pour small castings (using less than 16 oz. of epoxy) up to 1 inch 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.
Note: ThickSet Epoxy is also available in a 55 gallon kit. Please contact us for pricing.
|Item Number||Kit Size||Component Quantity|
|TB-0044||1.3 Quart Kit||1 Quart TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1/3 Quart ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-9963||1.3 Gallon Kit||1 Gallon TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1/3 Gallon ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-9964||4 Gallon Kit||3 Gallons TotalBoat ThickSet Epoxy and 1 Gallon ThickSet Hardener|
|TB-0680||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|
|Pot Life @ 77°F||10-15 minutes|
|Working Time @ 77°F||45-60 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 Pour Depth, Per Layer||The maximum single-pour depth is 1/2'' for river pours, slab pours; 1'' for smaller castings using less than 16 oz. of epoxy.|
|Shelf Life||At least one year after date of manufacture, if stored properly|
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).
NOTE: For convenience dispensing smaller amounts of ThickSet, try our new calibrated 3:1 Epoxy Pumps. No guessing, no mess, and a perfect cure every 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 a 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".
|Best Used For||Smaller scale castings and pours; ideal for castings using less than 16 fl. oz. per pour||Larger scale projects and castings using 1/2 to 1 gallon of mixed epoxy|
|Advantages||Shorter demold time, shorter recoat time||Deepest pour depth per layer, longer working time, fewer pours, easier mix ratio|
|Max Pour Depth Per Layer||1" for smaller castings using less than 16 oz. of epoxy; 1/2" for river tables, slab pours, live edge tables||3" for larger castings, and up to 2" deep for river tables, slab pours, and live edge tables|
|Working Time||45-60 minutes||2-4 hours|
|Demold Time||12-24 hours||48-72+ hours|
|Full Cure Time||5-7 days||5-10 days|
|Mix Ratio by Volume||3:1||2:1|
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.
May 16, 2023
Used in a mold. Had some bubbles.
February 2, 2023
I am a first time epoxy user and spent several months researching which epoxy was the best. It came down to Total Boat epoxy and one other brand. I decided on total boat because of how long they have been in the game. I'm glad I went with Total Boat Thickset! My project turn out amazing. Easy to use. Make sure you mix your epoxy and it will set how it is supposed to!
January 17, 2023
Great first experience when I bought this resin. It comes out crystal clear and it is great quality. I had a couple of questions about this particular resin and when I called total boats customer service, the man who answered the phone was very helpful. Great customer service and great products.
January 4, 2023
I was told that our friend has been learning a new craft and running low on your product. I learned your company was out of the size needed. The gal I talked to assured me it would be in stock on time. She was so helpful and what a great experience.
January 3, 2023
Have used this a couple of times and am very happy with it. Works as promised drying time is acceptable and dries crystal clear. My suggestion and I highly recommend is to use a vacuum chamber, especially since it is a thick pour. Would recommend this and there other products as everything I have used has worked perfectly as long as instructions are followed. Nice to get a product that does what it says.
November 11, 2022
My first order of total boat arrived to my house completed spilled and saturated the entire box. I reached out to customer service and they sent me a replacement order immediately. After receiving the replacement, I used the epoxy for a custom order for a friend where I poured it into a large silicone mold with photos inside. I was able to pour around an inch at a time, and although the curing time is longer than I'm used to, it came out flawlessly! No bubbles, just clean perfection. This really is the best deep pour expose I've worked with.
November 7, 2022
I used Total Boat Thickset to make 15 charcuterie boards for I used Total Boat Thickset to make 15 charcuterie boards for Christmas gifts this year. It is easy to work with and my projects look amazing! I would highly recommend this--especially for charcuterie boards and especially for beginners like me.
October 12, 2022
This is the second time using this product, and I'm filling holes and checks in sinker cypress with it. When mixed with the "metallic" color packets it is really striking. My pours have been about 3/4" thick, done at the end of my workday. Plenty of working time. When I return to the shop the next day I can dent it with my fingernail, so I can make another pour without sanding to reach the desired thickness.
September 21, 2022
I'm working on a large-scale project that includes making 3,000 gummy bears ina. rainbow of colors that I'm sharing online as I go. I switched to Total Boat after seeing another maker use it. It doesn't leave bubbles on top of my poured parts. It dries harder and "crisper" than the resin I used prior. I use the pre-measured pump which makes it so easy to keep making new batches. For this application, I like that it's a thinner pouring consistency than other resins I've used.
September 10, 2022
Had a great experience with this product. Our project yellowed a tad bit, but, we started pouring during a heatwave and ambient temps were in the 90's and possibly 100's in the shop. We are aware that is not the recommended ambient temp but, we had already started. We made a 4 1/4" slab 16 x 26". Based on the temp we pours either 1/4" or 1/2" pours. I think it was 12 pours in total. Pleased with it. Minor air bubbles formed but, we think it was from the bones. We found a mummified cat under my house running power and decided to cast it in epoxy. I think air escaped from the rib bones as the layers cured over 7 days.
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