Casting Question

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    Casting Question

    Okay, I searched the forum, but I didnt have any luck. I want to know what rubber/material people normally use to cast items in fiberglass. I experimented with some clay, and that was fine, but I'd like to know what rubber material people use, where I can buy it, and any other usefull info.

    Thanks for the help in advance!

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    Re: Casting Question

    C'mon yall....

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    Re: Casting Question

    you mean the silicone that's put over the mould? or something else?

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    Re: Casting Question

    Silicone Rubber. Tin cure, or addition cure (platinum). Just google those terms for further explanation.

    For starting out, I'd go to Smooth-On. A supplier of many useful materials. They also have a helpful tech support staff that can answer any of your questions as far as what they recommend for a particular project you may have in mind.

    http://smoothon.com/



    FP

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    Re: Casting Question

    Thanks FP! I was hoping for an answer from The Man!

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