What Causes Fish Eyes In Epoxy?

How do you make epoxy for fish eyes?

Epoxy 3D EyesCut circles from desired colored material (if the material reacts with epoxy somehow you can add piece of see-through tape on it) …

Glue them on top of screw/nail with something that doesn’t stick too well like stick glue etc.

Draw pupils.

Add thin coat of epoxy and let it harden.More items….

Why is my epoxy dimpling?

Dimples can occur for 3 reasons: temperature fluctuation, micro dust particles and overtorching. To avoid getting dimples in your cured resin, make sure that the temperature in your resin room stays stable, that you use a dustcover and that you only lightly torch your resin!

Why is my epoxy bumpy?

If you have bumpy, spotty, uneven surface, it might be due to not using enough epoxy to coat the object. We did some ornaments and cups and found that if you don’t use enough, no matter how smooth it is at application, it will eventually look like the top picture in this post.

How do you get bubbles out of epoxy?

Most epoxy resins are flammable, and a flame should never be placed directly on the surface. To remove small bubbles when the resin is still wet, use a hot air gun, or blow dryer, directly above the bubbles and it should vent out and fill with resin.

What are fish eyes on tumblers?

Fisheyes or divots are generally caused when there is not enough resin on the surface of the project for the resin to self-level. To fix this issue, you will want to ensure you add enough resin to self-level and completely cover your surface.

What are fish eyes in epoxy?

Fish eyes are where a coating pulls away from the underlying surface creating ‘holes’ or craters in the topcoat that go down to the bottom coating. They sometimes happen under certain conditions with epoxies. Two part polys (LPU) coatings are especially sensitive to fish eyes.

How do you fix dimple in epoxy resin?

Whether your divots occurred during the pouring process of your countertops, or afterwards due to a soft cure, the solution is always to pour another coat of epoxy. You can pour directly over the previous epoxy pour within 24 hours of the first pour.