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Liquid Art Elite™ Epoxy Resin
Liquid Art Elite™ is a two part epoxy resin system formulated for creating and coating works of art. Liquid Art Elite™ has improved bubble release, improved color stability, improved clarity, improved scratch resistance, and a higher temperature resistance than the other Liquid Art™ products.
Liquid Art Elite™ is a thinner viscosity than Liquid Art™ and Liquid Art Ultra UV™, and has a significantly longer working and drying time.
Mixed Viscosity: 2700 CPS
✔️ 60+ Minute Working Time
✔️ Dry in 12-18 Hours
✔️ 1:1 Mixing Ratio by Volume
✔️ High Gloss Finish
🔥 High Temperature Resistance
☀️ Industry Leading UV Resistance
✔️ Made in the US
✔️ No VOC
Step 1. Prepare for Mixing
Gather your epoxy resin, mixing supplies, and personal protective equipment. We recommend at the very least using nitrile gloves, safety glasses, clothing to protect from spills. Be sure to use epoxy resin in a well-ventilated room or use an air-purifying respirator.
Step 2. Pour Epoxy Resin into a Mixing Container
After determining the amount of epoxy resin you will need, measure your desired amount of epoxy resin at a 1:1 ratio by volume into a graduated mixing cup. Pour the resin first, allow it a moment to settle, and then follow up with an equal amount of hardener.
For best results mix a minimum of 2 fluid ounces (60ml) of epoxy resin and hardener.
Need help deciding how much epoxy resin is required? Visit our Epoxy Resin Coverage Calculator here.
Step 3. Mix Thoroughly for Four Minutes
Mix the two parts together for a total of four minutes. Be sure to scrape the bottom and sides of the container while mixing so that there is no un-mixed epoxy resin. Aggressive mixing can introduce excessive air, stir slowly but thoroughly. Continue to stir until the epoxy resin no longer has ribbons and returns to clear.
Step 4. Apply to Surface
Apply the epoxy resin to your surface immediately after mixing. You can do this by using your gloved hand, a foam roller, a brush, a trowel, and so many other tools! Make sure that epoxy resin completely covers the surface before moving to the next step. If you do not apply enough epoxy resin it may pull away from the edge. If you apply too much epoxy resin it can drip off or run to one end depending on the surface.
Step 5. Use a Torch or Heat Gun to Remove Trapped Air
Quickly sweep a propane torch or heat gun across the surface being sure to keep the flame 6-8 inches away from the surface. Do not overheat the epoxy resin or hold the heat in one spot for too long. We recommend heating the epoxy resin only during the working time, do not apply heat once the working time has passed. After eliminating bubbles allow the epoxy resin time to cure in the appropriate environment (listed in Technical Data below).
Ensure that you are working in a well-ventilated room or using an air-purifying respirator.
- Stainless Steel Tumblers
- Canvas Paintings
- Wood Substrates
- Small Molds
- & Much More
Ideal Curing Temperature - 65°F - 80°F
Working Time - 60+ Minutes
Dry to Touch - 12-18 Hours
Full Cure - 72 Hours
Maximum Recommended Coating Thickness - 1/8"
Maximum Recommended Casting Thickness - 1/4"
Temperature Resistance - 475°F
Shelf Life (Unopened) - 12 Months
Shelf Life (Opened) - 6 Months (Depending on environment)
Shore D Hardness - 75
32oz Kit = 16 ounces Resin + 16 ounces Hardener
64oz Kit = 32 ounces Resin + 32 ounces Hardener
1 Gallon Kit = 64 ounces Resin + 64 ounces Hardener
2 Gallon Kit* = 128 ounces Resin + 128 ounces Hardener
* (Shipped in multiple 64oz Containers for ease of use, may be occasionally sent in 128oz containers if 64oz containers are unavailable at the time)
Literally the best resin I’ve ever bought!
I like it. It’s thick enough. Only thing is air bubbles
I will be sticking with KS Resin. Easy to work with and good price.
My favorite epoxy, it's all I use.
I have used the liquid art and wanted to try the Liquid art elite. I like it because there are a lot less bubbles. I only buy KS anymore. As a newby I've tried about 4 or 5 other brands but this is go to resin now. And most of all it's Made in the USA
I loved my product. I’m hoping to look forward to buying more in the future leaves a beautiful resin topcoat.
I love using the Art Elite Epoxy. It is a little thinner than the other one I used and has less bubbles to contend with. The working time is also great.
I love this resin!! The viscosity is perfect and the shine is brilliant. It also has a sweet price tag too. The win win is there is no chemical smell. Definitely recommend.
First time using this and I’m hooked!
Im so in love with this epoxy, the bubbles disapear quickly and the concistancy is great and always is great to work with. I will never use anything else, I'm KS resin customer for life!