To make good quality shoelace tipping effect kindly following bellow tips:

1st  Diping silicone Clear layer 1 time

Dipping silicone XG-20S    100G

Fast dry catalyst  XG-KB    10G  10% (10G silicone to mix with 1G catalyst)

Thinner XG-128AH         100-120G   100-120%  (10G silicone to mix with 10-12G thinner)

To dip one time and wait about 40-70 minutes to get ink layer surface dry by room temp,after ink layer surface dry to heat cut.

2nd  Dipping silicone Color layer 2-3 times

Dipping silicone XG-20S    100G

Color pigment             2-4G  2-4% (10G silicone to mix with 0.2-0.4G color pigment)

Fast dry catalyst  XG-KB    10G  10% (10G silicone to mix with 1G catalyst)

Thinner XG-128AH         100-120G  100-120%  (10G silicone to mix with 10-12G thinner)

To dip 2-3 times color dipping silicone ,after dipping to wait about 20-30 minutes to get ink layer surface dry by room temp to dip the other times.

3rd  A.Dipping matte or glossy silicone for top coating dipping

Matte silicone   XG-136M   100G

Fast dry catalyst  XG-KB     10G  10%  (10G silicone to mix with 1G catalyst)

Thinner     XG-128AH     100-120G   100-120%  (10G silicone to mix with 10-12G thinner)

After finished to wait for at least 1-2 days to get silicone ink 100% dry.

  • Dipping glossy silicone for top coating dipping

Glossy silicone   XG-399   100G

Fast dry catalyst  XG-KB    10G   10%  (10G silicone to mix with 1G catalyst)

Thinner      XG-128AH    40G   40%  (10G silicone to mix with 10-12G thinner)

After finished to wait for at least 1-2 days to get silicone ink 100% dry.

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XG silicone for shoelace dipping
XG Silicone ink for shoelace dipping

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