I have previously bought some Amazing ClearCast and your red dye to cast some model car rear red lamps. They mixed and seemed to cure but remained rubbery for several months but hardened eventually. I use Easy Composites condensation cure silicon for my moulds and i cast the last batch last July indoors and the weather was quite hot.
Post by carol - Alumilite Corp on Mar 7, 2018 20:09:42 GMT -5
Are you warming your silicone mold prior to your pouring the resin in? How warm is it where you are casting, it should be a very warm place (70F), cold temperatures can deter the curing, heat can accelerate. Make sure that you measure and mix according to directions, 1:1 by volume on the ACC, then mix well, that is typically where the issue comes into play the mixing. It must be blended to have a completely hard, not tacky cured piece.
no not warmed the mould, how should i do that, in a bowl of hot water? It was hot when i cast them indoors. What do you mean 'mix by volume' as i usually use a small digital scales as quantities are quite small.
Post by carol - Alumilite Corp on Mar 12, 2018 8:03:05 GMT -5
Good Morning Nascar9,
The molds can be warmed in the microwave, only need 45-60 seconds for small molds. On the Amazing Clear Cast it is recommended by volume, however with very small amounts weight should be okay. The key with the Amazing Clear Cast is mixing, must be mixed/blended well.