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GlassCast 10 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin - 1kg

Water-clear epoxy casting resin for thinner sections like 3D resin-art, jewellery, crafts and castings up to 10mm thick.

Use clear or add tints, pigments and metallic effects.


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GlassCast 10 is a water-clear, UV resistant clear casting resin developed for smaller or thinner castings such as jewellery, 3D resin-art, gaps/knots/wood inlays and more. It can be used to make parts up to around 10mm thick in a single pour.

Because GlassCast 10 has been developed as a casting resin and not a coating resin, it remains water-clear even in thick sections. It doesn't however, self-level to quite the perfectly flat, glossy finish of our GlassCast 3 coating resin and would require a flat and polish if a perfect finish is required on the open face.

GlassCast 10 Recommended Uses

  • Resin Jewellery - clear or tinted and 'secret wood'
  • 3D resin art - using layers, pigments and effects
  • Clear figurines or castings
  • Small scale blanks for turning
  • Thick counter-tops (up to 10mm) - with embedded objects
  • Simulated water on models or scenarios

GlassCast 10 Advantages

  • Incredibly clear - no epoxy beats it for clarity
  • Highly UV stable - GlassCast 10 is best-in-class
  • Natural air bubble release - almost zero trapped air without degassing
  • Low viscosity - ideal for intricate castings
  • Highly machinable - great for turning, shaping and polishing
  • 100% solids - zero shrinkage
  • No odour - VOC free

How to Use

GlassCast 10 has been developed for professional users to produce the best results possible. It is not a 'craft' product and not intended for children. Before purchase, storage or use you must read the safety and technical data. Having said that, GlassCast 10 is incredibly easy-to-use and delivers fantastic results under a wide range of conditions.

GlassCast 10 is sold as a kit which includes both the resin and hardener. Take a look at our Resin Calculator to work out how much GlassCast you need for your project. When you are ready to pour, measure the resin and hardener at the correct ratio and mix thoroughly. Add any pigments or effects and then pour the resin - no more than 10mm deep - into your mould, cavity or wherever you're using it. The resin will reach initial cure in around 24hrs.

Download the Technical Datasheet from the 'Downloads' tab for full details on correct measuring, mixing and use of the product.

Getting More Creative - Pigments, Tints and Metallics

Although GlassCast 10 is often used completely clear it is also compatible with our complete range of tints, solid-colour pigments and metallic-effect powders. Many other colours and powders can be added too but be sure to conduct a test to ensure compatibility.

GlassCast 10 is a water-clear, UV resistant clear casting resin developed for smaller or thinner castings such as jewellery, 3D resin-art, gaps/knots/wood inlays and more. It can be used to make parts up to around 10mm thick in a single pour.

Because GlassCast 10 has been developed as a casting resin and not a coating resin, it remains water-clear even in thick sections. It doesn't however, self-level to quite the perfectly flat, glossy finish of our GlassCast 3 coating resin and would require a flat and polish if a perfect finish is required on the open face.

GlassCast 10 Recommended Uses

  • Resin Jewellery - clear or tinted and 'secret wood'
  • 3D resin art - using layers, pigments and effects
  • Clear figurines or castings
  • Small scale blanks for turning
  • Thick counter-tops (up to 10mm) - with embedded objects
  • Simulated water on models or scenarios

GlassCast 10 Advantages

  • Incredibly clear - no epoxy beats it for clarity
  • Highly UV stable - GlassCast 10 is best-in-class
  • Natural air bubble release - almost zero trapped air without degassing
  • Low viscosity - ideal for intricate castings
  • Highly machinable - great for turning, shaping and polishing
  • 100% solids - zero shrinkage
  • No odour - VOC free

How to Use

GlassCast 10 has been developed for professional users to produce the best results possible. It is not a 'craft' product and not intended for children. Before purchase, storage or use you must read the safety and technical data. Having said that, GlassCast 10 is incredibly easy-to-use and delivers fantastic results under a wide range of conditions.

GlassCast 10 is sold as a kit which includes both the resin and hardener. Take a look at our Resin Calculator to work out how much GlassCast you need for your project. When you are ready to pour, measure the resin and hardener at the correct ratio and mix thoroughly. Add any pigments or effects and then pour the resin - no more than 10mm deep - into your mould, cavity or wherever you're using it. The resin will reach initial cure in around 24hrs.

Download the Technical Datasheet from the 'Downloads' tab for full details on correct measuring, mixing and use of the product.

Getting More Creative - Pigments, Tints and Metallics

Although GlassCast 10 is often used completely clear it is also compatible with our complete range of tints, solid-colour pigments and metallic-effect powders. Many other colours and powders can be added too but be sure to conduct a test to ensure compatibility.

Downloads (2)

This is a chemical product. Before storage or use you must download and read the accompanying safety and technical datasheets.

Safety Datasheet (SDS)347 KB
Technical Datasheet (TDS)798 KB
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The GlassCast range of products are not designed for permanent outdoor use. Although the GlassCast resins have a very high level of UV resistance, the very high levels of UV exposure and the variety of inclement weather and environmental conditions experienced mean that the resin would degrade if permanently used outdoors.

Certainly, we can sell the resin and hardener separately if you need extra of either one one its own. Although not listed on the website we can do this over the phone or you can email us and we can send you an invoice with the correct amounts on it. The hardener for each of the GlassCast products is unique for that product. Using hardeners from other resin systems will cause serious curing issues or it may not cure at all.

Any mild soap and detergents will be fine for cleaning GlassCast Resin. Try to avoid strong acids or bases or neat cleaning products as it is possible they may dull the surface finish.

Unfortunately the GlassCast range of resins are NOT designed to be thinned in use.

Yes you can. Once the 10/150 surface has cured to a B stage, you can use GlassCast 3 directly on top. Alternatively if the surface has fully cured, key it with 120 grit sand paper and thoroughly clean prior to pouring the resin. To get a nice smooth finish, you would need approximately 2kg per square meter to ensure there is enough resin for it to self level evenly. GlassCast 3 used in this way will provide a high gloss and smooth finish that does not need further polishing.

Yes, you can do an oven post cure of the coasters. The reason a post cure is helpful is that epoxy resins like these have a very long tail end of the cure when cured only room temperature. This means that over several weeks, the properties of the resin - including heat resistance - will develop as the resin cures fully. Typically after 7 days most of the resin is cured, however the post cure process will improve on that further as well as speeding up the process.

To do the post cure, you need access to an oven which has a reasonably accurate temperature control. The actual post cure cycle is to initially cure the resin for 24 hours at room temperature, followed by curing in the oven at 60° for 16 hours. Once allowed to cool to room temperature, the coasters will then be ready for use. Doing this post cure will give a heat distortion temperature of around 55 - 58°C which means you even less likely to get rings or marks from hot cups or plates.

If you are unable to get access to an oven for post curing, the resin does still perform well after allowing the resin a full 7 day cure at room temperature. Following a full 7 day cure, a very subtle ring may still be left by leaving an extremely hot cup to stand on the surface of the resin, this mark is slight and can usually only be seen if the surface reflection is inspected closely. Customers who use this resin for drinks coasters report that the marking is almost un-noticeable in practical applications and continue to use GlassCast commercially for coaster applications.

GlassCast 3 can be poured over both GlassCast 10 and GlassCast 50 to give a smooth finish without the need for further sanding and polishing. The epoxy surface will need to be keyed with a 240 grit abrasive paper and thoroughly cleaned prior to pouring the GlassCast 3.

Both parts of the material (the resin and the hardener) are in bottles which are much bigger than they really need to be but that is because we have to use special UN approved bottles and packaging for resins and other Dangerous Goods and there are only so many sizes of these available. The weight on the bottle applies to the weight of the contents and the combined weight of the resin (Part A) and the hardener (Part B) equal the total kit weight.

GlassCast 10 is rated up to 50°C. This makes it unsuitable for use with very hot cups and plates. As such we would only recommend their use for decorative or colder temperature drink/plate use to prevent the part being damaged. Hot plates or cups may well leave a ring on the surface.

Yes the cured GlassCast 10 can be turned in a wood lathe and machined with woodworking tools in general. Allow a minimum of 48 hours to fully harden before machining begins.

Yes, steel brackets or other 'hard points' could be encapsulated into the lower portion of the pour either as is, or recessed into the wood for a flush finish. You would need to ensure the hidden surfaces are fully keyed on the plate to help with adhesion of the metal to the resin. Finally it would be necessary to drill and clean the threads with a tap to ensure the plate is effective.

Yes, you can certainly cast GlassCast into silicone moulds. Whether you should use GlassCast 10 or GlassCast 50 really depends on the thickness of your moulding at its thickest point. By 'thickness', we generally talking about the smallest of 3 dimensions at any point. So, for example, a casting that measures 30mm x 20mm x 3mm we would say is 3mm 'thick'. A casting that is 24mm x 20mm x 30mm we would say is 20mm thick. A sphere of 10mm diameter is 10mm thick. When casting into a silicone mould you can use GlassCast 10 for castings up to 10mm thick and GlassCast 50 for castings up to 50mm thick. If in doubt, go with GlassCast 50, it will still cure fine, in any thickness, but it may take a lot longer.

Yes you can apply varnishes over the top of GlassCast 10. We would recommend giving the surface a light key and thorough clean to aid best adhesion.

The resin will reach its full cure after approximately 7 days.

It would be possible to use the GlassCast 10 for a river table but the normal choice would be our GlassCast 50 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin product which was basically developed specifically for river table applications.

The reason why you would choose GlassCast 50 over GlassCast 10 for a river table is the thickness and size of the section. GlassCast 50 is designed for larger castings (up to 50mm thick in the right circumstances) whereas GlassCast 10 should not be cast in thicknesses more than 10mm, otherwise there is a danger that the resin could overheat during curing. If you check out the GlassCast 50 product page you'll find a whole host of information on using that product for a live edge river table.

We always recommend sealing a wood surface before coating with any of the GlassCast resins. This is because the resin can soak in displacing air and causing bubbles in the resin. Brushing a thin sealing coat of GlassCast over the wood and allowing it to fully cure will prevent this occurring. You would then just need to re-key the surface with sandpaper prior to your main GlassCast pour. Ordinarily you would use the same GlassCast product to seal with as the main pour.

Providing that the wetroom floor was fitted and used in the conventional way; i.e. it was occasionally wet and other times allowed to dry then - other than considerations around slipperiness - it should be OK to use GlassCast for this application.

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Customer Product Reviews for GlassCast 10

4.5/5 Average rating
28/9/2020
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Vicky C
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I really like this product and would definitly recommend it to anyone. This was my first go at making resin jewelry and I'm really pleased with the results. I will be making lots of Christmas presents myself this year which is much nicer than just buying things. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because I think the delivery cost is to high and should be free. Especially when you are just starting out £6 is a lot of money.

1/9/2020
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Maddie-Made
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I use Glasscast 10 and Glasscast 3 for my jewellery pieces. I'm starting my own Youtube channel and will be showing other beginners how to make their own resin jewellery and I will always be using this resin. I like to include things like petals, seeds and other keepsakes in my resin castings and so the fact that this resin is really clear and bubble free is very important. Always fast delivery and help from the friendly staff at Glasscast when I need it! FAB : )

17/8/2020
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Karly W.
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Great resin, works brilliantly with alcohol inks to create beautiful translucent peices like my gummy bear fridge magnets. I also use lots of other types of pigments and they've all worked great with no colour change or funny reactions. Definitely recommended for anyone wanting to start making they're own jewellery.

16/11/2020
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valpoursart
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GlassCast 10 is easy to use. It mixes well with virtually no air bubbles and cures to a smooth, clear finish.

5/11/2020
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Kelly Vincent Art
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I started using Glass Cart resin after I found the other resins I had tried to lack hardness. I bought Glass Cast Resin following a recommendation from another resin Artist and I have been blown away at how strong the resin is once cured. I have tried the Glass Cast Resin 3 and 10 and I am a huge fan of them both. I would definitely recommend the product.

4/11/2020
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Bea-utiful Creations
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I’m a floral resin artist and would give glasscast 5/5, and more if possible. I use glasscast 10 and glasscast 50 and it’s by far the clearest resin I have found. Very easy to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this brand to other floral artists.

4/11/2020
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Unique Creations
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I now use Glasscast for all my resin projects. After trying a few different resins, on the quest for the best one, Glasscast is way above any others. I have used Glasscast 3 for my thinner pours like geodes, and top coating. The shine and glossiness is second to none. I also use Glasscast 10 for my castings of smaller pieces. I won't be using any other brand now that I have found "the one".

12/10/2020
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Ricardo
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Amazing resin and really great to make all kind of projects. I use mainly GlassCast Resin 10 to make custom knife handles, pens, jewelry and all kind of crafts. The online shop is very intuitive and easy to use. Highly recommended!

1/7/2020
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Victoria
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I took the plunge and changed resin company. GlassCast grabbed my attention from the start. Made it really easy to understand which type of resin to use for what job. and I've never looked back! Clear, easy to work with. Minimal bubbles and cures with perfection.

1/4/2020
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Patty S
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Ordered GlassCast 10 for the first time on Monday, arrived next day and I had a play straight away. Fantastic product, best resin I've tried so far. My makes are clear, really smooth and lovely to touch and took less than 24 hours to set. Would highly recommend!

29/11/2019
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Louise
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Ace resin love GlassCast 10 I’ve used it for all my casting projects.

1/10/2019
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Catherine
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Love the GlassCast range for my projects. Highly recommend.

4/9/2019
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EB Flower Preservation
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I purchase the GlassCast10 product for my floral resin pieces and I cannot praise it enough. So easy to work with, little to no smell and clear as glass when cured. Makes my pieces look beautiful! I would also like to say thank you for all the advice that I have been given - it has proved invaluable and helped me along my resin journey! Couldn’t recommend enough.

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UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, , Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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United States, Finland, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Singapore, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Trinidad and Tobago

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