Efcolor easy-to-use enamel powders are finally here!
Efcolor enamel powders are fired at just 150ºC, so there is no need for a specialist kiln. They can be baked in your home oven, or use the specially designed Efcolor Tea Light Stove (If you have a fan assisted oven you might need to check where you place your pieces, so that the fan doesn't blow the powder off before it has had a chance to set).
Efcolor can be used on a wide range of surfaces including wood, porcelain, glass, silver, copper, bronze, brass, stone, ceramic or any other surface that can be fired at 150ºC... including our great range of copper blanks which can be found here.
You can get some great effects by sifting through stencils or shapes, or by adding elements to the powder and then baking in place. We recommend you get a sifter/sieve top to make it easier to spread the colour over your surface.
*Please note - occasionally you'll find Efco colour powder on the outside of the bottles - this is from the manufacturing process but does not mean the bottle is leaking.
PLEASE NOTE: This product doesn't come with instructions, here are the basics:
Step 1) Sift your powder onto your chosen backing.
Step 2) Move onto your firing plate.
Step 3) Insert into an oven that is pre-heated to 150ºC.
Step 4) Remove after 3-5 minutes (be careful, it will be hot).
I bought this to see if it would fill script, after using a Gravograph to engrave letters on Stainless steel and Titanium. It melts easily, but does take precise placement, in order not to waste too much powder. When it is cool, it is hard and glossy to the touch, so no finger prints. The best suprise is that with 500 grit paper, it turns back in to powder, allowing the sanding back of the excess and then leaving a crisp line of coloured script. It did take two applications, but 10 mins a time means that it's still very quick and easy to get professional results.
I used the low temp enamels to make my own embellishments for my wooden boxes etc I cut my own copper shapes and enameled them before setting them in the piece I was making, this was the first time I had tried this and found it a very easy and satisfying process.
I found these cold (low temp) enamels very easy to use . The finished colour was deep and vibrant- I am new to pmc and enamelling and I found the whole process very simple and effective.
hello, you would not believe. It is perfect for polymer clay. excellent.
Very easy to use and nice colours
Very easy to use, my 11 year old grand niece is going to enjoy using these to make some copper hearts. They seem to use very little powder,are easy to use, give great colours.
This low temperature enamel is so easy to use. It can be melted in a conventional oven which is great. Takes about 5 minutes. Gorgeous colours too. Love it.
Wanted to try enamelling, though without having to buy a kiln. These are perfect and easy to use which also give great effect. Will continue experimenting with them.
Adds a lovely sparkle to the enamelled pieces