Medical Simulation

Medical Simulation

Make Your Own “Precise Response” Suture Pads, Needle Insertion Pads, Wound Care and Surgical Training Aids.  Smooth-On rubbers, plastics and foams let you make your own and offer the following advantages:

  • 90% Savings vs. Commercially Available Products
  • Far More Realistic; Materials Offer Precise Response & Feedback
  • Easy-To Use
  • Non-Toxic / Non-Hazardous
  • Versatile; Materials Allow You to Create and Customize
  • You Can Match Skin Tones Perfectly
  • Reusable and Long Lasting


Who Uses These Materials to Make Their Own Training Aids?  • Baylor Hospital, Dallas, TX  • Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA  • Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL  • Drexel University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY  • Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL  • Royal London Hospital, London, England  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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Creating a Silicone Suture Pad

Creating a Silicone Suture Pad

In this medical simulation video tutorial, we demonstrate how to create a silicone suture training pad using a gel-filling technique.

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Using NOVOCS Gloss and Matte Silicone Solvents

Using NOVOCS Gloss and Matte Silicone Solvents

This video outlines how to use NOVOCS gloss and matte, and the main differences between the materials.

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How To Use SLIDE® STD Surface Tension Diffuser

How To Use SLIDE® STD Surface Tension Diffuser

SLIDE® STD Liquid Surface Tension Diffuser is an additive for platinum cure silicone rubber.

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Making Your Own Needle Insertion Trainer

Making Your Own Needle Insertion Trainer

There are many benefits to making your own needle insertion training pads vs. using pre-made pads.

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Making Your Own Suturable Vessels

Making Your Own Suturable Vessels

This tutorial will show you how to create suturable vessels using Dragon Skin silicone

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Making a Silicone Pregnancy Overlay - Part 1

Making a Silicone Pregnancy Overlay - Part 1

This video demonstration shows how to make a silicone lifecast mold of a pregnant model.

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Making a Silicone Pregnancy Overlay - Part 2

Making a Silicone Pregnancy Overlay - Part 2

Silicone rubber and foam are applied to the mold surface to create a realistic pregnancy overlay.

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