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Is it possible to cast latex in an alginate mold? Answered


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rickharris
rickharris

Best Answer 10 years ago

Yes this is how they make prosthetic masks.

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ChaoticScientist
ChaoticScientist

Answer 10 years ago

Thank you, i did'nt want to ruin both my latex and my alginate ^^ i'd give it a try as soon as i get my alginate ^^. by the way do you know how much time does it take for the latex to dry?

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rickharris
rickharris

10 years ago

Too many variables to comment - It is dry when it is touch dry although it will continue to looses water over the next day or so unless you artificially heat it to dry it out.

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ChaoticScientist
ChaoticScientist

Answer 10 years ago

thank you for your advice, i now hope i won't need a releasing agent ^^

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rickharris
rickharris

10 years ago

http://www.sculpture.net/community/showthread.php?t=1519

May be of interest to you.