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Introducing Ultraclear Polyurethane Casting Resin

THE EVIDENCE IS CLEAR Raw Material Suppliers is excited to introduce the newest series of water clear polyurethanes by Hapco that have been specifically formulated and independently tested for their UV Resistance. Not only have these Ultraclear products been formulated without the use of Mercury, they have also passed a UV exposure test that is the equivalent […]

Silicone Mold Making for Shaping Food

One product that we at Raw Materials Suppliers sell are food grade rubber products. Recently, it was discovered by colleges in the food industry that products like our RTV-08, RTV-22, RTV-50 platinum cure silicones can be used to make food safe molds and products. This opens a lot of opportunities for DIY projects to include […]

Worlds Finest Paste Wax Mold Release

DON’T GET STUCK IN A MOLD FINISH KARE 1000P HI-LOW PASTE WAX WILL STOP SILICONE FROM STICKING TO YOUR MOLD BOX The Finish Kare 1000P Hi-Low Paste Wax contains a blend of synthetic waxes that are good general release agents for epoxies, urethanes, rubbers, acrylics and ceramics. Finish Kare 1000P Hi-Low Paste Wax is also great for applying to […]

How To Choose RTV Silicone When Making Resin Casting Molds

(Tin or Platinum Cure) by Silicone Specialist Steve Levine I’m going to talk about why you need to choose tin or platinum when buying silicone for mold making but first you should know tin cure is also known as “condensation cure silicone” and platinum cure is also known as “addition cure silicone”.

Learn How To Print On Silicone Rubber Wristbands

Printer Dan thought printing on silicone rubber wristbands with traditional inks would be child’s play. He mixed his ink, applied the design to his parts and when the ink dried he had beautiful looking imprints on the part. Printer Dan packaged the customized silicone pieces and shipped them to his customers all over America.

Top 4 Moisture Sources That Ruin Resin Castings

If you’re not careful you can contaminate urethane resin which leaves bubbles and/or foam in your molded parts. Find out common sources of contamination to urethane resin and ways to avoid them in this article.

Fast High Performance Hybrid Elastomeric Alloys

HAPFLEX HIGH PERFORMANCE HYBRID ELASTOMERIC POLYMER ALLOYS All Hapflex elastomers are medium-low viscosity making them easy to handle and pour. Hapflex ranges from 20A all the way up to 70D hardness and provides precise duplications of surface details. In addition, the Hapflex elastomers are virtually shock resistant, highly wear resistant and unbreakable making them exceptionally

Now You Too Can Print With Silicone Ink

Now You Too Can Print With Silicone Ink on Wrist Bands, Swim Caps, Cell Phone Holders Every once in a while you come across a technology that is simple and well-timed. Printing onto a silicone part seems to mystify most. But now; color filled silicone wrist bands are routinely printed through a heat process using […]

Save Your Metal!

  prevent metal from CORROSION! LUSIN® PROTECT G31 IS THE PERFECT ANTI-CORROSIVE/LUBRICANT Lusin® Protect G31® is the first wax based protective agent of its kind and unique in the industry due to its dry, non-tacky finish when applied. Lusin® Protect G31® prevents metal corrosion and is designed for the maintenance and life extension of plastic production […]

More Information About Silicone Mold Making

Silicone Mold Making with silicone rubber is well know for being the best way to create molds or fossils that are long lasting and strong. While the process of silicone mold making is similar to mold making with liquid latex, silicone creates a more flexible highly enduring mold. The main reason while molders continue to […]

Everything You Could Ever Want To Know About Permabond Engineering Adhesives

When you are looking for high quality industrial materials such as engineering adhesives, Raw Material Suppliers is the place to go. We carry the best theming supplies for your building projects at the best price. Our selection of engineering adhesives includes the renowned Permabond line of structural adhesives and anaerobics for those times when you […]