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Looking for the proper different colored translucent plastic material to pour into molds?

So I have a mold. I'm looking to make about 7 different colored casts and they have to be somewhat translucent. Is there a kind of plastic material that will melt at a low heat and cool translucent?

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lemonie (author)2011-05-11
Ryutso (author)lemonie2011-05-11

Can resin also be colored and maintain it's translucency?

lemonie (author)Ryutso2011-05-11

Yes, if you go looking you can find Polyester pigments - translucent.


Ryutso (author)lemonie2011-05-11

Thank you! I originally went looking for clear curing plastic and all I found was that it was $200 a pound for clear curing plastic pellets that I would have to inject into my mold.

Clear casting resin and the dyes are much less expensive.