Results with Resin

A quick update on the test with resin:

Notes, this is polyester resin, not epoxy resin, thus it is hardly useful for presentation purposes unless you want to drop in an insect and fake a fossil, nevertheless here are the results of my casting attempt.

I cast my 555 flashing LED timer into the “Amber” aaaaaaaand… it cracked due to too much catalyst. I have not seen catalyst like this, it’s a sort of paste so measuring 2-4% by volume is near impossible.

Here’s a picture to show the little waste of time.


Here some components which weathered the storm of cracks…

The crack on the LED and some resistors, amazingly they survived.

Here’s a pic of my top secret project!

This is the circuit (properly made of course) to go into the clear resin, notice the simple components…


More to come soon…


One Response to “Results with Resin”

  1. Very Cool

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