Epoxy Resin As A Chemical Material And Its Role In Epoxy Resin Art

Epoxy Resin ArtEpoxy resin art is a form of art which utilises epoxy resin a low molecular weight pre-polymer or high molecular weight polymer having at least two epoxide groups. The epoxide group is also known as gycidyl or oxirane group. There is a wide range of epoxy resins produced industrially with the raw materials being totally petroleum derived with some plant based sources commercially available. Blending in different grades, using additives, plasticisers or fillers is commonly done to alter the structure of the resin for different purposes. This is also known as formulating the resin.

Epoxy is the basic component or the cured end product of epoxy resins. Epoxy resins can be either cross-linked with their own selves by a kind of catalytic homo-polymerisation or with a broad variety of co-reactants like acids, acid anhydrides, poly-functional amines, alcohols, phenols and thiols. The co-reactants are often called hardeners or curatives and the cross-linking reaction is known as curing. The reactions of the poly-epoxides with their own selves or with hardeners of a poly-functional nature form a thermosetting polymer which has high temperature and chemical resistance and mechanical strength. Epoxy has many applications in metal coatings, electronics, insulators, paint brush manufacturing, epoxy resin art, manufacture of special plastic material and structural adhesives.

Epoxy resin when used in art provides high gloss finish to the art work with the coat being very clear. It is very safe to use and is essentially nontoxic. When epoxy resin is used then there is no yellowing or any such damage to the art work. It can be easily mixed with an appropriate material in 1:1 ratio as required by the painters. Epoxy resin products produce very attractive and distinctive art forms which are very popular with art enthusiasts. Epoxy resin enhances and protects art work proving to be a valuable agent for producing good quality art work. For more information on epoxy resin art visit company Art Tree Creations.

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Give Your Art A Shape With Resin Silicone Moulds!

Silicone MouldsInterested in making resin art? Resin art is considered as a fun and creative hobby and the resin silicon moulds let you unleash your artistic side in the easiest way. Whether you need to make your own resin jewelry, toy, artwork or a special gift, silicone moulds always comes in handy.
Australia’s leading supplier of molding and casting materials, Art Tree Creations is the one stop solution for creative people. Our products are made using high quality silicon and can be reused as many times as needed. Established in 2011, Art Tree Creation is proud in creating a platform for artists to give their art a shape with resin silicone models.
Our silicon moulds are an extremely versatile material and thus can be used for any of the applications. Not only this, the silicon molds come with excellent features like flexible, durable and water/fire resistant, making it a perfect medium to create different shapes and applications.
We strive to provide our artists a wide range of products that includes color pigments, art boards, resin and molds. You can also shop from our wide range of resin silicon moulds like coaster/hexagon/round/square shape, large pyramid mould, mould small oval dish & lid, pinch bowl mini mould, home décor bird, home décor paper weight large, thin bangle crystal design, triangular bangle, resin plate mould, resin dish mould and smooth faceted bangle mould.
Still not sure where & how to start? Join our Art workshops! Our workshops give a platform for the people willing to experiment with art for the first time and also for the artist willing to learn art forms using resins and different mediums. We have a workshop for wall art, molding, embedding and jewellery.
So what are you still thinking? Get started with our durable resin molds!!