You have selected the rubber you require for the casting
material you want for your finished project. Now you
need a suitable release agent to ensure the casting
material releases easily from your mould.
We recommend Craft Release #25 when using plaster
against plaster. Craft Release #23 for polyurethanes
such as CraftMold rubber and J Wax and PVA release
for ClearCast Casting Resin and other polyester and
Silicone rubbers fortunately rarely require a release
agent but if one is required a thin film of petroleum
jelly is usually all that is required.
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When using models made of porous material such as
plaster or wood it is essential to seal these items
with an acrylic sealer such as CraftSeal a general
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Cold Metal Casting
If doing embedments or simulated metal finishes you
will require metal powders such as aluminium, copper,
bronze , iron or brass for loading into your resin.
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Hot Metal Casting
We have a range of alloy metals ranging from lead
free pewter to regular low lead white casting metals.
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Minit Mold our alginate of choice reproduces babies
hands or feet with ease and absolute safety. Bulk
supplies of alginate are also available for full size
adult lifecasting together with the essential plaster
of paris bandages for back-up of the alginate.
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Wax, oil and water based clays, air hardening clays
are all essential tools for making your original models.
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