Cleaning up uncured resin?
Posted 29 November 2006 - 06:13 PM
How do I get this sticky mess out of the molds?
Posted 30 November 2006 - 03:56 AM
Posted 30 November 2006 - 07:06 AM
Two of the molds are pretty open so I can get alot out, the other two are closed molds which will be a pain.
I realize what I did now that I look at the bottles, I couldn't get the part B open so I used a new bottle of part B (figured I'd plan a big casting session and break the lid off the other part B later). Now looking at the label it says Now new tan color, the old part B was white resin, they must have changed their formula and I used the old part A (white) with the new part B (tan) and I guess they don't work together. Oh, well I guess its just one more thing to learn, don't mix resin batches. :roll:
Posted 30 November 2006 - 07:58 AM
When i did it with the old resin i was fighting with i brushed it on and it made the resin kick but it was still slow curing.
good luck and be careful!
Posted 30 November 2006 - 01:36 PM
Of the last 2 one was an early mold which I should redo anyway, the other is a fairly new mold but not something critical, so if I end up losing 1 of 4 good molds and 1 old mold oh, well.
I also use a polyethelene board for casting on to protect my work table, I used a little MEK to clean off the sticky uncured resin that spilled and the MEK cleaned everything off it, silicone blobs, old resin etc, it looks brand new.
So at the least your tip saved me 2 brand new never before used molds, 1 little used mold and now I have a really clean working surface.
Posted 05 January 2007 - 04:53 PM