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Creating a Seascape Using EncapsoŽ K

Encapso® K water clear encapsulation rubber is so easy to use, you can bring any encapsulation or display idea to life quickly. Using Encapso K rubber, we will demonstrate how easy it is to create a seascape display using a few pieces of coral and seahorses found at your local pet store.

You will need the following items:
  • Encapso K Rubber
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Measuring Containers
  • Mixing Containers
  • Mixing Sticks
  • Stirring Sticks
  • Disposable Gloves
  • Large Display Bowl (purchased at Wal-Mart)
  • Dried Seahorses
  • Glass Beads (purchased at a hobby store)
 Step 1 - Assemble all necessary materials before you begin.

1 - Step 1 - Assemble all necessary materials before you begin.
 Step 2 - Visualize in advance how you want to arrange and construct your seascape elements.

2 - Step 2 - Visualize in advance how you want to arrange and construct your seascape elements.
 Step 3 - A cup of glass beads is poured into the glass bowl to 
create a foundation.

3 - Step 3 - A cup of glass beads is poured into the glass bowl to create a foundation.
 Step 4 - The glue gun is used to bond pieces of coral together.

4 - Step 4 - The glue gun is used to bond pieces of coral together.
 Step 5 - Bonded coral pieces are then carefully placed in the display bowl.

5 - Step 5 - Bonded coral pieces are then carefully placed in the display bowl.
 Step 6 - Hot melt glue is then applied to seahorse models.

6 - Step 6 - Hot melt glue is then applied to seahorse models.
 Step 7 - Seahorses are carefully positioned and placed at points along the coral.

7 - Step 7 - Seahorses are carefully positioned and placed at points along the coral.
 Step 8 - A mark is made on a deli cup to aid in measuring our EncapsoŽ K liquid components.

8 - Step 8 - A mark is made on a deli cup to aid in measuring our EncapsoŽ K liquid components.
 Step 9 - EncapsoŽ K Part A container is shaken to pre-mix liquid. (Do not pre-mix Part B).

9 - Step 9 - EncapsoŽ K Part A container is shaken to pre-mix liquid. (Do not pre-mix Part B).
 Step 10 - Part A is dispensed 1 +1/3 container and emptied into a larger mixing container

10 - Step 10 - Part A is dispensed 1 +1/3 container and emptied into a larger mixing container
 Step 11 - An equal amount of Part B is dispensed into the larger mixing container.

11 - Step 11 - An equal amount of Part B is dispensed into the larger mixing container.
 Step 12 - Part A and Part B are mixed for 5 minutes.  Scrape the sides and bottom of container

12 - Step 12 - Part A and Part B are mixed for 5 minutes. Scrape the sides and bottom of container
 Step 13 - The EncapsoŽ K 
mixture is poured slowly around display elements, with care being taken not to dislodge any of the bonded seahorses.

13 - Step 13 - The EncapsoŽ K mixture is poured slowly around display elements, with care being taken not to dislodge any of the bonded seahorses.
 Once rubber has cured, the display can be enjoyed for a long time, given as a gift or sold for profit.

14 - Once rubber has cured, the display can be enjoyed for a long time, given as a gift or sold for profit.


Using Encapso K to Create a Realistic Seascape Display

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