- June 18, 2021
Resin is a versatile substance that can be used in castings, arts and crafts, flooring, and making plastics. The way that resin is used in mounting can depend on whether it is thermosetting or thermoplastic; thermosetting is an irreversible process as the resin cures at an elevated temperature.
Hot mounting is an ideal, short process when using resin to produce an item of uniform size and shape. Hot mounting occurs in a mounting press, wherein a sample is placed together with the appropriate mounting resin and a high temperature and pressure combination allows for the...