Tutorials

Tek-Tip: Understanding Physical Property Specifications for Rubbers & Plastics

Tek-Tip: Understanding Physical Property Specifications for Rubbers & Plastics

Our Product Catalog, Website, Technical Bulletins and Physical Property Bulletins are full of technical specifications. They...

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Resin Casting [Beer-Filled Mug Replicas]

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Resin Casting [Beer-Filled Mug Replicas]

For St. Patrick’s Day this year, we used EasyFlo Clear Liquid Plastic to make replicas of beer-filled mugs. This resin casting...

The Wildlife Casting Project

The Wildlife Casting Project

Sarah Madigan is a wildlife rehabilitator, educator, and creator of the Wildlife Casting Project. Making a wildlife casting is...

Casting Foam in Polyurethane Rubber Molds

Casting Foam in Polyurethane Rubber Molds

Use Silicone Rubber (if you have it available to you) Ideally, silicone rubber molds should be used when casting polyurethane foam. Sil...

How to Keep Your Mold Making or Casting Workshop Clean

How to Keep Your Mold Making or Casting Workshop Clean

When you work with liquid polyurethane and silicone mold rubber on a regular basis, you come to realize that spills can happen and...

Making Hershey's Kisses Replicas with EasyFlo 60 Plastic

Making Hershey's Kisses Replicas with EasyFlo 60 Plastic

These Hershey’s Kisses® replicas are made of polyurethane plastic and coated in a metallic silver spray paint. They are p...

Tek-Tip: Keep Metal Containers Clean & Reduce Rubber Waste

Tek-Tip: Keep Metal Containers Clean & Reduce Rubber Waste

Pint and quart-sized metal containers are used to package some of our liquid mold rubbers. This packing option is used be...

How to Make a Concrete Sign

How to Make a Concrete Sign

The following tutorial is the process we used to create concrete Polytek® signs for our exhibit at the World of Concrete tradeshow...

Two Piece Silicone Mold of Small Bust

Two Piece Silicone Mold of Small Bust

Figure 1 Mold Material: PlatSil® 73-25 Silicone RubberAbout this Rubber: Platinum Silicone Rubber...

How to Make a Two-Part Rubber Mold of a Baluster

How to Make a Two-Part Rubber Mold of a Baluster

This tutorial shows the process of creating a two-part polyurethane rubber mold of a wooden baluster. In this case, concrete...

Faux Finish Bronze: Resin Statuary

Faux Finish Bronze: Resin Statuary

Cold Cast BronzeCold cast bronze is a popular casting method used to achieve a cast bronze look. Generally, this technique requires...

A Selection Guide: Sealers & Release Agents for Mold Making & Casting

A Selection Guide: Sealers & Release Agents for Mold Making & Casting

Many mold making and casting projects require the use of an appropriate sealer and/or release agent. In the realm of mold...