Is Epoxy Resin Waterproof?

Posted on 5 Nov 10:11

Yes, ArtResin epoxy resin is a waterproof, permanent application that seals in whatever it is poured over top of. As long as you seal every square inch, your piece will be protected from water.  

What Are The Benefits Of Using Waterproof Epoxy Resin?

One of ArtResin's many benefits is its versatility, making it a valuable solution for many different applications. Its gloss makes artwork look beautiful, enhancing color and adding depth and dimension. It can be used to create craft and DIY projects. It adheres extremely well to many substrates, providing a hard, protective layer that is waterproof, non-corrosive and chemical resistant. ArtResin makes an excellent adhesive for household repairs both indoors and out, producing a waterproof, permanent bond with no shrinkage.  


How Is 2 Part Epoxy Resin Waterproof?

Epoxy resin is made of up two parts: resin and hardener. A chemical reaction occurs when the resin and hardener are mixed together, taking it from a liquid to a hard, plastic, solid. Once cured, ArtResin epoxy resin is permanent, weather resistant and waterproof as long as the entire surface is coated.


What Materials Does Epoxy Sealant Make Waterproof?

ArtResin epoxy resin forms a waterproof, protective layer over wood, metal, glass, canvas, plaster, photos, paper, paintings, sculpture, rocks, dried flowers and so many other objects. Resin bonds well to many different mediums, with the exception of most plastics.


Is Clear Epoxy Resin Waterproof Outdoors?

Once cured, ArtResin is fully waterproof, but be aware that putting clear resin outside in an environment full of UV rays may cause it to yellow prematurely.


Is Wood Epoxy Resin Waterproof?

When epoxy resin is applied to wood, it becomes waterproof once cured. Although ArtResin epoxy resin has been formulated with a bit of flexibility to prevent brittleness, the wood itself can crack due to expansion and contraction caused by fluctuating temperatures. The stress from a wood crack may be enough to damage the resin coating. To avoid this, it's best to protect any wood pieces coated in ArtResin from freezing.


Is Epoxy Resin Waterproof When Used As A Glue?

ArtResin epoxy resin makes an extremely strong, waterproof glue: it is durable, non-corrosive, and shows excellent chemical resistance. Because ArtResin does not contain any non-reactive diluents or fillers, it will not shrink as it cures. To use epoxy resin as a glue, mix and stir as usual and apply with a brush as necessary.



ArtResin:  Made For Artists, By Artists.