Update - March 2013: Formula, Trademarks and Patents


We're one step closer!!!  Good news from our chemist: our new ArtResin formula will be exportable internationally!

There are 3 main properties I have been pushing for, which is why development is taking so long:

  1. no VOCs (exportable and safe!)
  2. serious protection against yellowing (not 100% possible, but we can make something far superior to existing products... apparently we've achieved it!)
  3. 1:1 mixing ratio (this one has been the hardest to get, because naturally resin wants to be a 2:1 mixing ratio.... and the additives to bring it to 1:1 often yellow...

Please drop me a line via artresin.com to chat!

Lastly, our Canadian and USA trademarks are coming along! What a process. Apparently you do not patent chemicals because the patent gives away the ingredients and you can easily switch up some things to get around them.. so you call it a 'secret recipe' or 'proprietary formula'. Thanks for following along and all the interesting emails and phone calls I've been getting.

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About the author: Dave Zak

Hi, I'm Dave, a Canadian-based entrepreneur. I was born an artist and I love to tinker and create things. After studying art and working in marketing, I founded ArtResin in 2008 in response to the toxic and yellowing resin products that were giving me headaches and ruining my artwork.