Apoxie epoxy putty

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Apoxie putty
Avesstudio.com

Description

[Aves Studio] An epoxy sculpting clay with smooth, putty-like consistency that is hand mixable and self-hardening. Apoxie® Sculpt cures in 24 hrs. to a semi-gloss finish that can be sculpted, sanded, and filed. It accepts paints, stains, mica powders & more for a variety of finishing options.

Currently the types of Apoxie products are:

  • Apoxie Clay:
  • Apoxie Sculpt:
  • Apoxie Super White:

Applications

  • Mounts (exhibit and traveling)
  • Casting bases for small pieces

Personal Risks

Collection Risks

Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Resin: Bisphenol A epoxy
  • Filler: Talc, silicates with titanium dioxide in white
  • Hardener: triethylenetetramine
  • Mix proportion: 1:1 (by weight)

Working Properties

  • Very workable
  • Cures without heat in 24 hrs.
  • Softer than Fixit
  • Semi-gloss finish.
  • Adheres to nearly any surface.
  • Accepts paints, stains, mica powders.
  • Machines well

Forms and Sizes

  • Color kits for: White, Black, Gray, Silver-grey, Brown, Bronze, Pink, Orange, Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Natural
  • Tub sizes: 1/10 lb, 1/4 lb, 1 lb, 4 lb, 20 lb

Resources and Citations

  • AveStudio Apoxie: website
  • Farrar, BJ, Jeff Maish, Mara Schiro, 'A Preliminary Review of Some Alternatives to PhillySeal R Epoxy for Conservation and Mountmaking' WAAC Newsletter 31(1), Jan 2009, Link