How-to

Why silicone mold appears bleeding oil?

Nowadays, silicone rubber has been widely applied to a variety of fields for making silicone mold. But why silicone mold appears bleeding oil? This question is often asked when customers ask for help for technical guidance. There are no oils contained in the molding silicone rubber, so, the silicone mold will not bleed oil. Of

Read More »

Why silicone mould easy to break?

Why is silicone mould easy to break?  Many customers pose questions like this. When asked about the time of breaking, some people say the silicone mould easy to break in demoulding time for some small parts, and most people reflect that the silicone mould has a short service life. All customers wish that silicone mould

Read More »

How to make a mold with molding silicone rubber?

Before we begin to know how to make a mold, we must know some basic knowledge. molding silicone rubber is a wondrous material to make molds for many kinds of objects of small or big size, because it has many advantages of odorless, non-toxic, high resistance to tearing, resistance to extreme temperature, high simulation precision, clear texture

Read More »

WHAT IS Room temperature vulcanized two-component silicone?

To have a better understanding of room temperature vulcanized two-component silicone, you’d better know the answer to the following FAQs first. 1.What is the RTV 2?Two components of RTV 2 when mixed together cure at room temperature (RTV is the abbreviation room temperature vulcanization). 2.Is mold release necessary? Yes, on the original, and when trying to separate

Read More »

Why are there bubbles on the surface of my rubber mold?

Bubbles that show up on the working surface of a cured rubber mold can ruin detail and result in a mold that is unusable. Bubbles can come from different sources and there are different variables (most controllable) that will affect the size and quantity of bubbles generated. Urethane Rubber Mold FAQ: I made a mold

Read More »

How do I release silicone from silicone?

To release silicone rubber from silicone rubber, use a release agent that does not contain a significant amount of silicone oil.  we provide especially for releasing silicone rubber from silicone rubber and other surfaces. It goes on as a light mist coating and will not interfere with surface detail. Option: you can also use petroleum

Read More »

What does ‘Shore Hardness’ mean?

The Technical Answer; There are different Shore Hardness scales for measuring the hardness of different materials. These scales were invented so that people can discuss these materials and have a common point of reference. The Shore A00 Scale measures rubbers and gels that are very soft.The Shore A Hardness Scale measures the hardness of flexible mold rubbers that range

Read More »

What does the term “Shelf Life” of a material mean?

The shelf life of a material in its liquid state refers to how long it can sit on a shelf before it begins to lose its ability to function normally or sets up entirely in the container. You should know how long you can expect a material to last on the shelf to protect your

Read More »

Why didn’t my mold rubber cure?

This is called “cure inhibition” Cure inhibition occurs when a surface contaminate prevents a material from curing as expected. Experiencing Inhibition When Making A Mold – When making a mold, cure inhibition occurs when contaminants on a model surface prevent the liquid mold rubber from properly curing. While the cured rubber mold may look fine,

Read More »
Scroll to Top