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Envirotex resin

Posted by CindyWe (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 10, 13 at 22:09

I poured this resin on my outdoor mosaic table and now I see that it is not recommended for outdoor use. I wonder why, will it crack from sun exposure?


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RE: Envirotex resin

A table finished with Envirotex resin that we left outside (on a covered deck) cracked and fell to pieces.


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RE: Envirotex resin

Thank you, wish I hadn't added the resin. Husband didn't like the uneven surface. I like the look but afraid I ruined it. Attaching photo.


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Photo


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What was the substrate base? If it was wood, that may have caused the cracking instead of the resin. From what I know of the resin the reason it is not recommended for outdoor use is that it yellows with uv exposure. Some one else may know different and chime in.
I do know that wood however well sealed and treated may cause a mosaic work to crack and come off. Its a crap shoot, but eventually it all fails because the wood warps and bends in response to atmospheric changes even if not directly exposed to the elements.


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RE: Envirotex resin, my mosaic outdoor table

My mosaic is not on wood, maybe it will just yellow, I hope it doesn't get sticky. Sure wish I had read the directions a little more closely.


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It's an adorable table, though!


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It IS a very nice mosaic. Glad to know it's not on wood.


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