Casting & Mouldings
How to Make a Silicone Squish Mold for Casting a Resin Model Car BodyCreating small finely detailed castings, such as a model car, can be tricky. Castings with thin walls have a tendency to be fragile, and any flaws in the mold can result in hours of tedious cleanup on the final product.Fortunately, for all of you model car enthusiasts, making your own custom molds may not be as difficult as you think. With time, patience, and the right materials, you can build a mold which will make model car building a breeze.From larger than life sculptures to small finely detailed models, Smooth-On makes a..
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So you want to make a plastic casting of an object or sculpture, but don’t know where to begin? Semi-rigid urethane plastics (such as Smooth-Cast 57D) can be used to make hollow castings. This method of pouring molds is a highly efficient use of material, and is ideal for creating highly durable and lightweight castings. Have a mold ready to begin? Below are easy to follow, step-by-step, instructions for making hollow castings using Smooth-On urethane plastic.Step One - Release AgentFor easy demolding, we highly recommend using a release agent on the working surface of your mold. While u..
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