3 Easy Additions For Beautiful Epoxy Resin

“I love epoxy resin pigments but how much do I need?”

pinned-up pink pearl
pinned up pink pearl

1. mica powder pearls

This is subjective, but a general guideline is that you should use 1g of powder per 8oz of mixed epoxy resin (or 16g per gallon of epoxy)

Thoroughly mix your epoxy Part A and Part B in the correct ratio first before adding the pearl.

Start off with a little and add more until you achieve your desired level of color.

Cande Shop pearls are made up of a very fine colored pigment that will disperse in your epoxy and adds a multi-dimensional, opaque color that varies depending on the thickness of epoxy and ambient lighting.

If you want a chameleon, or color shifting color, our Chameleon pearls are what you want.

2. Transparent Dye

If you’re interested in an even, transparent color, our Cande Concentrates will be more suitable. Good starting point is 1 8oz bottle per 2 gallons of mixed epoxy. 2 of our 2oz bottles per gallon of mixed epoxy for those smaller projects.

peacock teal transparent dye in epoxy resin
peacock teal transparent dye in resin

pink ribbon metal flake
pink ribbon metal flake 008

3. Metal Flake/Glitter

If you want a sparkle that catches your eye, metallic, Metal Flakes are what you want. Start with an 8th per gallon of mixed epoxy resin.

NOTE: Purchasers should always test and evaluate how any epoxy resin pigments look prior to a final mixing for a project. It is up to you to determine suitability of such products for their particular use. The powdered colorant shown on the listing, website, brochure or any marketing materials may not be exact due to limited computer monitor/printing processes. Each individual views color differently. Please contact us if you have any questions about the resin color before you purchase.

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People Also Ask…

How Much Pigment Per Gallon of Epoxy?

This will depend on you (and your customer) desired outcome. Start by adding 16g per mixed gallon. You never want to exceed 20% of the weight of the mixed resin.

How much resin should I mix?

This depends upon the size of the project. Resin Guy has an easy to use epoxy resin calculator

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