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|Interior Size:||8x7x3.1" (Bottom Is 5.25" Flat)|
||82oz / 2425ml
|Material:||Platinum Cure Silicone - Shore 30A|
|Interior Finish:||Polished / Shiny|
This 8" diameter x 3.1" high cylinder has 1" removed from it's side. Why you might ask? To give a perfectly flat surface for your final casting to sit upright (on its side) instead of flat like every other cylindrical piece.
This mold is great for creating resin encased sculptures, flower bouquet preservation, small lamps and more. Large enough to embed flowers, action figures, wood and other small items into resin up to 3.1" tall and 8" wide.
Note that due to the stiffness of the silicone, demolding a piece of this height can be challenging. There are two ways to remove castings from this mold as peeling back the mold significantly will likely result in tearing.
1. Pouring distilled water between the cured resin piece and the interior wall of the mold and moving the water around the resin casting before trying to attempt to remove it from the mold.
2. Using a compressed air hose with a soft (plastic or rubber) gun nozzle end. Insert your air gun in between the casting and the mold wall and scale up the air flow rate until the casting rises from the mold.
The last mold you will ever need. Created just for makers, resin artists and wood workers, these time saving flexible yet durable silicone molds significantly cut down on the setup and demolding time usually involved with other molds. Silicone molds are superior to wood and tuck tape, and HDPE molds because: