Smooth-On offers a variety of lasting materials used around the world to make hyper-realistic indoor and outdoor immersive environments for zoos, aquariums, theme parks, shopping malls, casinos and more. Depending on requirements, materials are lightweight and designed to withstand environmental variables such as freeze/thaw, heat, UV, water, etc. Some are certified to the highest architectural flame rating (E-84, Class 1).
Zoos - Animal safe and animal resistant, Habitat epoxies resist extreme impact, claws, teeth, etc. New Buddy Rhodes Vertical Concrete Mix is a sculpt-able fiber concrete blend used to create trees, rockscapes, and more.
Aquariums – Smooth-On offers a variety of money saving materials and methods for making your own aquatic life displays. Large or small scale, they last a long time in salt or fresh water environments. Habitat Epoxies let you create a variety of coral species with lifelike accuracy. Smooth-On silicones, urethanes and vibrant color pigments let you create sea fans, sea anemone and more. All materials we recommend have been tested and certified “Aquarium Safe”. Click here for a list of "Aquarium Safe" materials.
Themed Environments – The world’s largest theme parks use the full range of Habitat Sculpting Epoxies to make trees, vines, bamboo railings and wall panels, rot-proof benches/picnic tables, etc. Vertical Concrete Mix is used to create scenic rockscapes, caves, climbing walls, large scale trees and more.
Smooth-On mold rubbers are used to make molds for production casting of indoor and outdoor architectural elements using rigid foams, urethane and epoxy resins. Crystal Clear resin has been used for more than 30 years to create ice, snow and crystal element effects.
Learn how to use the Ultimate Vine Making Kit to make "animal tough" vines for zoo habitat exhibits.
How Vegas Props fabricated the world's largest underwater Christmas tree
Watch Steve and Jordan Millard create an amazing rockscape using Buddy Rhodes Vertical Mix
Übergrippen Climbing Crag recently added a 100 foot long bouldering wall in their backyard
How epoxy putty is applied to carved foam to create a totem pole for a museum
Learn how a sculpted reproduction of a rhinoceros torso was made
Free Form™ Habitat™ Fire Safe epoxy putty is used to create a realistic African grassland base for a Rhino Display
Learn how to make a unique underwater sandfall using Habitat™ epoxy
A Tiki Mask for a Tiki-themed bar is cast out of flame-rated Habitat Cast N Coat epoxy.
Over 1.5 tons of Rubber Glass was used in “Die Another Day”.
Employing the right materials to meet an impossible deadline.
From a small squirrel to a giant T-Rex that is 20 feet tall, U.C. Fab can create it.
In this time-lapse video, Daddona Studios fabricates pieces for a 'T-Rex Cafe'
Creative Signs and Designs was called in to fix the damage that had been done to this nearly century-old Nativity
Creating a world class display that would be viewed by millions of visitors to New York City’s Christmas Wonderland.
Ski Dubai Ice Dragon Crystal Clear® Display
To maintain their reputation as one of the most advanced haunts in the U.S.,The Scarehouse incorporates Smooth-On silicones
Over this past summer, patrons of the camp used our materials to create two impressive art installments
Two scenic companies collaborated on a project to launch the new Jeep Liberty
Gary has turned a part time hobby into a full-fledged lifelike animatronic.
For the upcoming film 'The Pink Panther 2', the action takes place at many locales around the world.
After the success of the original 'The Santa Clause', it was only natural that the second installment be bigger and better than the original.
Treasure Island Hotel, Resort and Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada, opened its doors in the early 90's.
As many of the exterior ornament pieces at the Atlantis Theme Park Hotel and Resort in the Bahamas were conceived and fabricated by MJM Studios in S. Kearney, New Jersey.
Bergdorf Goodman, a world-renowned luxury goods department store based in Manhattan, is known for its creative holiday window displays.
The Luxor is one of Las Vegas' best known hotels and casinos with its stunning Egyptian themed elements made with Smooth-On rubbers,
Over the years, people have attempted to use Plasti-Paste® as an art or fabrication material assuming that the cured plastic can be painted, only to be disappointed to find that it can not.
How Frank Ippolito's Team Made a Full Size Dragon Tradeshow Display