Smooth-On Alja-Safe alginate and Body Double silicone rubber have become Hollywood favorites and industry standards for capturing / reproducing detail from the human body. Formulated to be entirely skin safe mold materials (both are ACMI certified skin safe), these products are used for;
Small projects – Application example; reproducing infant’s hands and feet to make forever-lasting castings of a new birth event. Also, reproducing finger prints by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies).
Intermediate projects – Application example; reproducing detail of someone’s fingers, hands, feet or a face for school art projects, making movie special effects or making orthotic and orthopedic appliances, making medical training aids and more.
Large projects – reproducing a torso (face to mid-section) or entire body (head to toe) for making movie special effects, castings for museums, medical training aids and more.
Body Double is also used for a variety of mold making applications because it cures quickly relative to other mold materials