DON’T GET STUCK IN A MOLD FINISH KARE 1000P HI-LOW PASTE WAX WILL STOP SILICONE FROM STICKING TO YOUR MOLD BOX The Finish Kare 1000P Hi-Low Paste Wax contains a blend of synthetic waxes that are good general release agents for epoxies, urethanes, rubbers, acrylics and ceramics. Finish Kare 1000P Hi-Low Paste Wax is also great for applying to […]
(Tin or Platinum Cure) by Silicone Specialist Steve Levine I’m going to talk about why you need to choose tin or platinum when buying silicone for mold making but ﬁrst you should know tin cure is also known as “condensation cure silicone” and platinum cure is also known as “addition cure silicone”.
Printer Dan thought printing on silicone rubber wristbands with traditional inks would be child’s play. He mixed his ink, applied the design to his parts and when the ink dried he had beautiful looking imprints on the part. Printer Dan packaged the customized silicone pieces and shipped them to his customers all over America.
If you’re not careful you can contaminate urethane resin which leaves bubbles and/or foam in your molded parts. Find out common sources of contamination to urethane resin and ways to avoid them in this article.
The average person does not realize how many common day-to-day objects are made using polyurethane castings. In fact nearly 75% of consumer products have been created using polyurethane materials. Out of that 75% more than half have likely been created with a polyurethane casting. The reason why polyurethane is not thought of as being the […]
When To Use Silicone Ink Do you have a difficult printing job that involves placing logos on high spandex materials like sportswear? Anyone, who is familiar with the screen-printing process, knows that printing graphics on fabrics that have a high polyester content (such as sportswear) can be quite a nuisance especially, if they don’t have […]
Now You Too Can Print With Silicone Ink on Wrist Bands, Swim Caps, Cell Phone Holders Every once in a while you come across a technology that is simple and well-timed. Printing onto a silicone part seems to mystify most. But now; color filled silicone wrist bands are routinely printed through a heat process using […]
Mold release agents are an important part of the mold making process. These are the lubrications that separate the master from the mold, the casted part from the mold and one side of the mold from the other. Without a mold release substance the molding product and mold may become bonded together creating a difficult […]
Silicone Mold Making with silicone rubber is well know for being the best way to create molds or fossils that are long lasting and strong. While the process of silicone mold making is similar to mold making with liquid latex, silicone creates a more flexible highly enduring mold. The main reason while molders continue to […]
Aqua-Resin® thin, Class A Flame Rated, and environmentally friendly Aqua Resin is the water based, non-toxic, laminating and casting resin artists prefer. Whether casting sculptures in a silicone mold, or coating Styrofoam to acquire a look and Class A Flame Rating, no other resin is better to work with because Aqua Resin is safe to […]
nOTHING STICKS TO SILICONE BUT SILICONE (INK) Silicone ink is simple and safe to work with No dangerous fumes Can withstand very high heat Water resistant Gloss or matte finish 24 hour work life (can be extended in freezer) Won’t rub off easily Raw Material Suppliers inks come in 7 different colors including transclucent! You […]
Now you can get the same great Magikast with a five minute work time! Magikast-70D low-cost urethane casting resin balances the need for fast de-mold with longer pot life! Thin as Water – You can depend on a full 300 seconds (5 minutes) to mix and pour in place. Still an extremely fast de-mold depending […]
Referred to as “mother mold, mold jacket, case mold or backup tool” It has a lot of names but only one main function which is to be a rigid backing to support a flexible rubber mold.Aqua Resin gives you the ability to make a rigid shell to support the rubber mold shape without toxic resins or excessive […]
Create A Beautiful 3-D Masterpiece Without The Ecological Impact Talk About Dream Resin! Aqua Resin is an easy to use, water-based, non-toxic molding, laminating and casting resin without the usual health risks or fumes generally associated with conventional or formaldehyde based resin systems. This miracle resin can be sprayed and will cure at any thickness […]
Choosing Tin or Platinum Cure RTV Silicone When Making Molds for Resin Casting by Specialist Steve Levine Let’s talk about why you need to choose tin or platinum when buying RTV silicone for mold making. But first you should know tin is “tin cure silicone” and platinum is “platinum cure silicone”. When you choose the […]
Have you ever printed a beautiful looking silicone part only to have the impression rub oﬀ? Some learn the hard way but you don’t have to: “the only thing that sticks to silicone is silicone”. Simply stated this means use silicone Ink to print on silicone parts. Two part silicone ink uses a simple heat […]
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