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Need help finding a a translucent rubber that can be molded into a lasting reusable shape Answered

I am looking for a rubber that could be molded around a pen to create a case for it.

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BLASTFEMI

4 years ago

Why not silicone that comes in the tube like caulking or Lexel?

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sean_sylvester1

4 years ago

instamorph works very well but isn't all that flexible. However it is molded by hand and can be remolded if you melt it in boiling water http://www.instamorph.com/

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SebastianK1sean_sylvester1

Answer 4 years ago

I really need a rubber cell phone case like material. I have access to a lazer cutter so I don't need to mold it necessarily.
Thanks for the help

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Kiteman

4 years ago

Do you mean a case to store it in?

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SebastianK1Kiteman

Answer 4 years ago

No, more like a working case. I am looking for a end result that would be a material similar to rubber silicone cellphone cases

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KitemanSebastianK1

Answer 4 years ago

The only moldable rubber version I can think of is Sugru/Oogoo (see Triclaw), but it's not translucent.

Polymorph (see Rickharris) is translucent, and sets very smooth, but not rubbery.

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rickharris

4 years ago

Shapelock / polymorph