Getting sticky fingers is going to happen occationally. Especially, if you are being adventurous using epoxy resin without gloves.
Here are a couple tricks we like when using epoxy resin and it gets on our skin.
- OPTION 1: Baby wipes. Yup, they are excellent to have handy. Simply wipe the uncured epoxy resin off your skin as soon as you come into contact with it. Be sure to use soap and water afterwards. Speaking of soap...
- OPTION 2: Fast Orange soap, Gojo soap or any non-branded soap with grit mixed into is a savior not only to mechanics but us epoxy resin artists too. This is inside our restrooms at our shops. We use this stuff daily.
Have cured resin on an important surface?
- OPTION 1: *Before trying this option, make sure the surface isn't going to be damaged by the chemical. Acetone or denatured alcohol can be used with thick paper towels to remove wet resin off of surfaces. *Again be sure to wear gloves.
OPTION 2: *Be sure the surface won't be damaged by hot water prior. Soak a rag in boiling hot water, place it on the effected area with cured epoxy resin. The heat should help the cured epoxy resin pop off with the assistance of a flat tool or plyers.
OPTION 3: Using a freezer can help too. Simply place the items into a freezer, when the cured area is frozen, it may help with prying the cured area from the item.
Cured resin on a plastic container?
- When using a plastic mixing container, sometimes you don't need to clean the leftover resin with solvents afterwards. Simply let it cure overnight with the mixing stick standing up in the container. The next day, simply pull the cured resin mass out using the stick. *works most of the time
Hope this was helpful.
Is there something you find to work better? Let us know in the comments,
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