Crystal Epoxy A
Crystal Epoxy B
Glow in the dark powder
2 paper cups
2 wooden sticks
1 small container
Electronic scale (can be weighed in grams)
The epoxy resin is also called artificial resin, it is widely used in many applications. Many people like to use it for DIY, pour it into molds, and make small crafts of various shapes.
There are many websites that teach how to make epoxy resin handicrafts, but I haven’t seen anything that can glow in the dark. If you are interested, try it with me! The process is really simple and beautiful.
Put the paper cup on the electronic scale, pour the A/B two crystal epoxy according to the ratio of 3:1, and stir it evenly with a wooden stick (Until there is no wire drawing, it means the mixing is completed)
After mixing, let it stand to eliminate bubbles, turn over the mold and use tape to clean the inside part of it.
Place the small container on the electronic scale and add 20% and 40% of the glow in the dark powder, and stir it evenly with a wooden stick.
After mixing well, pour the crystal epoxy-containing 40%/20% luminous powder slowly and evenly into the rabbit/rose mold to avoid air bubbles.
After pouring into the mold, you need to wait 24-48 hours before removing the cured crystal resin from the mold (the process of taking out should be slow to avoid damage to the finished product)
As the result shows, the little bunny is much brighter because it contained more glow in the dark powder.
Matters needing attention:
(1) In the process of pouring crystal glue into the mold, it must be poured slowly and evenly to avoid bubbles.
(2) The luminous powder must be stirred evenly. In order to avoid shadows, the luminous effect is not good.
(3) To confirm the epoxy is completely cured and then takes off the mold. The first time I made it, I was too anxious to see the effect. After waiting for 24 hours, I just demolded it and caused a final deformation.
(4) The particle size of the luminous powder should be selected below 400 mesh powder. The effect of this picture is 10-micron luminous powder.